Three Weeks (film)
Three Weeks poster.
|Directed by||Alan Crosland|
|Produced by||Samuel Goldwyn|
|Written by||Carey Wilson|
|Cinematography||John J. Mescall|
|Distributed by||Goldwyn Pictures|
|February 10, 1924|
Three Weeks is a 1924 drama film directed by Alan Crosland. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Elinor Glyn. Formerly a lost film, FIAF database indicates a print is preserved by Russia's Gosfilmofond.
The Queen of Sardalia is in a bad marriage with the brutal King Constantine II. She decides to get away from her normal life for a period and goes on vacation to Switzerland. There, she meets Paul Verdayne. They have an affair, which lasts for three weeks.
- Aileen Pringle - The Queen
- Conrad Nagel - Paul Verdayne
- John St. Polis - The King
- H. Reeves-Smith - Sir Charles Verdayne
- Stuart Holmes - Petrovich
- Mitchell Lewis - Vassili
- Robert Cain - Verchoff
- Nigel De Brulier - Dimitri
- Claire de Lorez - Mitze
- Dale Fuller - Anna
- Helen Dunbar - Lady Henrietta Verdayne
- Alan Crosland Jr. - Young King of Sardalia
- Joan Standing - Isabella
- William Haines - Curate
- George Tustain - Captain of the Guards
According to contemporary records, the film made a profit of $162,825.23. Glyn was entitled to 40% of the profits and earned $65,130.
- "The Novelist as Hollywood Star: Author Royalties and Studio Income in the 1920s" by Vincent L. Barnett, Film History Vol. 20, No. 3, Studio Systems (2008), pp. 281-293
- Three Weeks at silentera.com database
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:Three Weeks
- Internet Movie Database Overview of the 1914 version
- New York Times Overview (plot)
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