Altars of Desire

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Altars of Desire
Altars of Desire lobby card.jpg
Lobby card
Directed by Christy Cabanne
Written by Agnes Christine Johnston
Albert E. Lewin
Alice D.G. Miller
Story by Maria T. Davis
Starring Mae Murray
Conway Tearle
Cinematography William H. Daniels
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • February 5, 1927 (1927-02-05)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Altars of Desire is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by Christy Cabanne and starring silent movie star Mae Murray. It was produced and released by MGM.[1]

A print of Altars of Desire survives and is preserved by MGM.[2]


Claire (Murray) is sent to Paris by her father (Edeson) to acquire some refinement. A treasure-hunter (Beranger) stalks her, but so does good guy David Elrod (Tearle), who rescues her.



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