Under the Lash
|Under the Lash|
|Directed by||Sam Wood|
|Written by||J. E. Nash|
|Based on||The Shulamite
by Alice and Claude Askew
by Claude Askew and Edward Knoblock
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Under the Lash is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gloria Swanson. The film is based on the play The Shulamite by Claude Askew and Edward Knoblock, and the novel of the same name by Alice and Claude Askew.
- Gloria Swanson as Deborah Krillet
- Mahlon Hamilton as Robert Waring
- Russell Simpson as Simeon Krillet
- Lillian Leighton as Tant Anna Vanderberg
- Lincoln Stedman as Jan Vanderberg
- Thena Jasper as Memke
- Clarence Ford as Kaffir boy
Upon its release, Under the Lash was not well received by audiences. It was the only Paramount Pictures film released in the early 1920s starring Gloria Swanson that did not do well at the box office.
- "Progressive Silent Film List: Under the Lash". silentera.com. Retrieved July 5, 2009.
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Under the Lash
- Quirk, Lawrence J. (1984). The Films of Gloria Swanson. Carol Publishing Group. p. 103. ISBN 0-806-50874-4.
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