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The Unchastened Woman (1925)

When she goes to tell her husband Hubert that she is expecting a child, Caroline Knollys finds him in the arms of another woman. Caroline leaves him and, not telling him of her pregnancy, ... See full summary »

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James Young
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Complete credited cast:
Theda Bara ... Caroline Knollys
Wyndham Standing ... Hubert Knollys
Dale Fuller ... Hildegarde Sanbury
John Miljan ... Lawrence Sanbury
Harry Northrup ... Michael Krellin
Eileen Percy ... Emily Madden
Mayme Kelso ... Susan Ambie
Dot Farley
Kate Price
Eric Mayne
Frederick Ko Vert Frederick Ko Vert
Tetsu Komai Tetsu Komai
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When she goes to tell her husband Hubert that she is expecting a child, Caroline Knollys finds him in the arms of another woman. Caroline leaves him and, not telling him of her pregnancy, runs off to Europe where she has her child and becomes the toast of European society. Then she returns to settle with her husband once and for all. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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One of only a handful of Theda Bara films that still exist, the others being The Stain (1914), A Fool There Was (1915), East Lynne (1916), and two short comedies she made for Hal Roach in the mid-1920s. See more »

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[Foreword] An old proverb says that when two people marry, if they would be happy, they must take two little bears to live with them - their names are "Bear" and "Forbear". Consider then the case of Caroline and Hubert Knollys. See more »

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Bara's good, but the film sucks!
9 June 1999 | by David-240See all my reviews

This is the first film I have seen starring the notorious Theda Bara, the screen's first vamp. Sadly it is one of only two of her films to survive (what did Fox do with all their silents?). And she's very good. Very attractive (at 40) and tastefully dressed, she plays with humour and strength a wronged woman who becomes a vamp to revenge her husband's infidelity.

But it's not as fun as it sounds - in fact it's all rather grim. And it is the worst possible type of silent film - a chatty one. Long conversations are held in drawing rooms - the actors mouthing the words and then titles revealing what was said. Very boring. After all this was based on a famous play. The only points of visual interest are an enormous peacock dress in a nightclub scene, a magnificent fantasy Venice by moonlight, and Bara herself.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1925 (USA) See more »

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