The Denial

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The Denial
Directed by Hobart Henley
Written by Agnes Christine Johnston
Based on The Square Peg
by Lewis Beach
Starring Claire Windsor
Bert Roach
William Haines
Lucille Ricksen
Robert Agnew
Cinematography Benjamin F. Reynolds
Edited by Frank Davis
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • March 22, 1925 (1925-03-22) (United States)
Running time
50 minutes
Country United States
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.[1]

Lucille Ricksen died of tuberculosis the same month this film was released.


The past comes rushing back as a daughter (Lucille Ricksen) asks her Mother (Claire Windsor) to marry a young officer (Robert Agnew). The Mother's similar history from years past is presented in flashbacks.


Preservation status[edit]

A print of the film exists in the collection of George Eastman House.[2]


  1. ^ Eames, John Douglas (1988). The MGM Story: The Complete History Of Fifty Roaring Years. Crown Publishers. p. 24. ISBN 0-517-52613-1. 
  2. ^ SilentEra entry

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