Oh Mary Be Careful

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Oh Mary Be Careful
Oh Mary Be Careful (1921) - 1.jpg
Film still
Directed by Arthur Ashley
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn
Written by George Weston (story, scenario)
?Rupert Hughes (intertitles)
Starring Madge Kennedy
Cinematography William Fildew
Distributed by Pioneer Film Company
Release date
  • September 1, 1921 (1921-09-01)
Running time
50 minutes; 5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Oh Mary Be Careful is an extant 1921 American silent comedy film produced by Goldwyn Pictures and released by an independent distributor. Stage actress Madge Kennedy stars in the film, which was directed by Arthur Ashley. A copy is preserved at the Library of Congress.[1][2][3]

The film was allegedly shot several years earlier during 1917 and released in 1921 after the rights were acquired by Pioneer Film.[2]


  • Madge Kennedy as Mary Meacham
  • George J. Forth as Morgan Smith
  • George S. Stevens as Judge Adams
  • Bernard Thornton as Dick Lester
  • A. Drehle as Doctor Chase
  • Marguerite Marsh as Susie
  • Harry Fraser as Professor Putnam
  • Dixie Thompson as Luke
  • May Rogers as Nellie Burns (credited as Mae Rogers)
  • Kate Lester as Kathleen McEchran
  • Harry Myers as Bobby Burns
  • Marcia Harris as Myra Meacham


  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c. 1971
  2. ^ a b Progressive Silent Film List: Oh Mary Be Careful at silentera.com
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress by The American Film Institute, c. 1978

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