The Primitive Lover

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The Primitive Lover
Lobby card
Directed bySidney Franklin
Produced byConstance Talmadge
Written byEdgar Selwyn (play: The Divorcee)
Frances Marion (scenario)
StarringConstance Talmadge
Harrison Ford
CinematographyDavid Abel
Distributed byAssociated First National (*later just First National Pictures)
Release date
May 1, 1922
Running time
68 minutes; 7 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Primitive Lover is a 1922 silent drama film produced by and starring Constance Talmadge and distributed by Associated First National (*later First National Pictures). Sidney A. Franklin served as the director of the movie and Frances Marion wrote the scenario based on a play, The Divorcee, by Edgar Selwyn. This film survives and has been released on DVD.[1][2][3]



  1. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Primitive Lover at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:The Primitive Love

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