Men Who Have Made Love to Me

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Men Who Have Made Love to Me
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Directed by Arthur Berthelet
Produced by George K. Spoor
Written by E. C. Lowe
Mary MacLane
Based on I, Mary MacLane
by Mary McLane
Starring Mary MacLane
Ralph Graves
Paul Harvey
Production
company
Perfection Pictures / Essanay Film Manufacturing Company
Distributed by George Kleine System
Release date
  • February 1, 1918 (1918-02-01)
Running time
70 minutes (7 reels)
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Men Who Have Made Love to Me is a 1918 American silent biographical film starring Mary MacLane, based on her book I, Mary MacLane (1917), and directed by Arthur Berthelet.[1][2]

The film was produced by early American film-maker, George K. Spoor.

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Plot[edit]

The story of six affairs of the heart, drawn from controversial feminist author Mary MacLane's 1910 syndicated article(s) by the same name, later published in book form in 1917. None of MacLane's affairs - with "the bank clerk," "the prize-fighter," "the husband of another," and so on - last, and in each of them MacLane emerges dominant. Re-enactments of the love affairs are interspersed with MacLane addressing the camera (while smoking), and talking contemplatively with her maid on the meaning and prospects of love.[3]

Preservation status[edit]

It is not known whether the film currently survives,[4] and Men Who Have Made Love to Me is now thought to be a lost film.

References[edit]

  1. ^ From Baltimore to Bohemia: The Letters of H.L. Mencken and George Sterling. Madison NJ [u.a.]: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press. 2001. p. 264. ISBN 978-0-8386-3869-9. 
  2. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:Men Who Have Made Love to Me
  3. ^ MacLane, Mary (January 1918). "The Movies—and Me". Photoplay. Vol. 13 no. 2. Photoplay Magazine Publishing Company. pp. 24–25. 
  4. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Men Who Have Made Love to Me at silentera.com

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