Three Women (1924 film)

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Three Women
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Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Produced by Ernst Lubitsch
Screenplay by Hanns Kraly
Story by Ernst Lubitsch
Hanns Kraly
Based on Lillis Ehe
by Yolande Maree
Starring May McAvoy
Pauline Frederick
Marie Prevost
Cinematography Charles Rosher
Charles Van Enger
Distributed by Warner Brothers (US)
UFA (Germany)
Release date
  • October 2, 1924 (1924-10-02) (Germany)
  • October 19, 1924 (1924-10-19) (U.S.)
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
Budget $329,000[1]
Box office $438,000[1]

Three Women, also known as Die Frau, die Freundin und die Dirne, is a 1924 American silent drama film starring May McAvoy, Pauline Frederick, and Marie Prevost, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, and based on the novel Lillis Ehe by Yolande Maree (Iolanthe Mares).


Box Office[edit]

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $344,000 domestically and $94,000 foreign making it the studio's most popular film of 1924-25.[1]

Preservation status[edit]

Prints of Three Women are in the collections of the George Eastman House and Filmmuseum München.[2][3] It was transferred onto 16mm film by Associated Artists Productions[4] in the 1950s and shown on television.


  1. ^ a b c Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 3 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Three Women". Silent Era. Retrieved 2009-01-18.
  3. ^ LoC America Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Three Women
  4. ^ 1957 Movies from AAP Warner Bros. Features & Cartoons Sales Book Directed at TV

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