Evening Clothes

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Evening Clothes
Evening Clothes poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Luther Reed
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
B. P. Schulberg (associate producer)
Written by Yves Mirande (play)
John McDermott (scenario)
George Marion, Jr. (intertitles)
Based on The Man in Evening Clothes
by Andre Picard
Starring Louise Brooks
Cinematography Harold Rosson
Edited by Eda Warren
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • March 19, 1927 (1927-03-19)
Running time
7 reels
(6,287 feet)
Country United States
Language Silent film
(English intertitles)

Evening Clothes (1927) is a silent film comedy produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount.

Production background[edit]

The film is based on the play L'homme en habit (The Man in Evening Clothes) by Andre Picard and Yves Mirande. Directed by Luther Reed, the film starred Adolphe Menjou, Virginia Valli, Louise Brooks and is currently considered a lost film.[1][2][3]

As part of Paramount's production of multiple-language versions, two remakes were made in 1931 at the Joinville Studios in Paris. A Spanish-language film A Gentleman in Tails and a French-language film The Man in Evening Clothes.



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