A Virtuous Vamp

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
A Virtuous Vamp
A Virtuous Vamp, 1919.jpg
Directed by David Kirkland
Sidney Franklin
Produced by Joseph M. Schenck
Constance Talmadge
Anita Loos
John Emerson
Written by Anita Loos
John Emerson
Based on The Bachelor 
by Clyde Fitch
Starring Constance Talmadge
Conway Tearle
Ned Sparks
Cinematography Oliver T. Marsh
Constance Talmadge Film Company
Distributed by First National Exhibitors' Circuit
Release dates
  • November 16, 1919 (1919-11-16)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

A Virtuous Vamp is a 1919 American silent comedy film produced by and starring Constance Talmadge that was directed by David Kirkland and Sidney Franklin. It was written by Anita Loos and John Emerson based on the 1909 play The Bachelor by Clyde Fitch.[1]

On December 18, 2013, the Library of Congress announced that this film had been selected for the National Film Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".[2]


Lobby card
  • Constance Talmadge as Gwendolyn Armitage/Nellie Jones
  • Belle Daube as Mrs. Armitage
  • Jack Kane as Edward Cecil Armitage
  • Conway Tearle as James Crowninshield
  • Jeanette Horton as Katherine Crowninshield
  • Margaret Linden as Minerva Crowninshield
  • Wallace McCutcheon Jr. as Kirby
  • Ned Sparks as Mr. Bell
  • William Eville as Mr. Hicks
  • William Gaunt as Mr. Davis
  • Gilda Gray in Bit Part

See also[edit]


  1. ^ IMDB entry
  2. ^ "Library of Congress announces 2013 National Film Registry selections". Washington Post (Press release). December 18, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 

External links[edit]