After Midnight (1927 film)

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After Midnight
Directed by Monta Bell
Written by Joseph Farnham (titles)
Lorna Moon
Story by Monta Bell
Starring Norma Shearer
Gwen Lee
Cinematography Percy Hilburn
Edited by Blanche Sewell
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • August 20, 1927 (1927-08-20)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

After Midnight is a 1927 American silent drama film written and directed by Monta Bell. The film stars Norma Shearer and Gwen Lee.[1] A copy of After Midnight is housed at the Cinémathèque Française.[2]


A story of New York's nightlife: Mary (Norma Shearer) is a cabaret hostess with a heart of gold and her sister Maizie (Gwen Lee) is a gold-digger with no heart.



  1. ^ White Munden, Kenneth (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. University of California Press. p. 9. ISBN 0-520-20969-9. 
  2. ^ American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: After Midnight

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