|Directed by||Hobart Henley|
|Written by||Agnes Christine Johnston|
|Based on||The Square Peg|
by Lewis Beach
|Cinematography||Benjamin F. Reynolds|
|Edited by||Frank Davis|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The Denial is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Hobart Henley. The film stars Claire Windsor, Bert Roach, William Haines, Lucille Ricksen, and Robert Agnew. The film was written by Agnes Christine Johnston based on the play The Square Peg by Lewis Beach.
Lucille Ricksen died of tuberculosis the same month this film was released.
As described in a film magazine review, a Mother tries to direct the affections of her daughter as she sees fit. When her daughter rebels, she realizes how such domination spoiled her own life and she allows her daughter to marry the man of her choice, a young officer. The Mother's similar history from years past is presented in flashbacks.
- Claire Windsor as Mildred, the Mother
- Bert Roach as Arthur
- William Haines as Lyman, the Lover in flashback
- Lucille Ricksen as Dorothy, the daughter
- Robert Agnew as Billie, the Young officer
- Emily Fitzroy as Rena, Mother in flashback
- William Eugene as Eugene
- Estelle Clark as Rosie
- Vivia Ogden as Effie
- Edward Connelly as James Huckins
- Eames, John Douglas (1988). The MGM Story: The Complete History Of Fifty Roaring Years. Crown Publishers. p. 24. ISBN 0-517-52613-1.
- "New Pictures: The Denial", Exhibitors Herald, 21 (03): 43, April 11, 1925, retrieved January 9, 2022 This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
- Progressive Silent Film List: The Denial at silentera.com
- The Denial at IMDb
- Synopsis at AllMovie
- Stills, lobby cards, and advertisements from The Denial at the Claire Windsor website