Main Street (1923 film)

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Main Street
Directed by Harry Beaumont
Written by Julien Josephson
Based on Main Street (1920 novel) by (Sinclair Lewis
Starring Florence Vidor
Monte Blue
Alan Hale, Sr.
Louise Fazenda
Cinematography Edwin B. Du Par
Homer Scott
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date
April 25, 1923
Running time
90 minutes (9 reels)
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Main Street is a 1923 silent film drama based on the 1920 novel of the same name by Sinclair Lewis. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Harry Beaumont. A Broadway play version of the novel was produced in 1921.[1]


Preservation status[edit]

This film is lost.[2][3][4] Warner Bros. records of the film's negative have a notation, "Junked 12/27/48" (i.e., December 27, 1948). Warner Bros. destroyed many of its negatives in the late 1940s and 1950s due to nitrate film pre-1933 decomposition.


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