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The Actress (1928)

A theatrical troupe from the west end of London loses its leading lady (Rose Trelawny) when she goes off to marry a rich young man from the other side of town (Arthur Gower). The rest of ... See full summary »

Director:

Sidney Franklin

Writers:

Arthur Wing Pinero (play), Joseph Farnham (titles) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Norma Shearer ... Rose Trelawny
Owen Moore ... Tom Wrench
Gwen Lee ... Avonia
Lee Moran ... Colpoys
Roy D'Arcy ... Gadd
Virginia Pearson ... Mrs. Telfer
William Humphrey ... Mr. Telfer
Effie Ellsler Effie Ellsler ... Mrs. Mossop
Ralph Forbes ... Arthur Gower
O.P. Heggie ... Vice-Chancellor Sir William Gower
Andrée Tourneur Andrée Tourneur ... Clara de Foenix
Cyril Chadwick Cyril Chadwick ... Capt. de Foenix
Margaret Seddon Margaret Seddon ... Miss Trafalgar Gower
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Storyline

A theatrical troupe from the west end of London loses its leading lady (Rose Trelawny) when she goes off to marry a rich young man from the other side of town (Arthur Gower). The rest of the play deals with the budding romance and trials and tribulations of their love, as well as the changing face of late-19th-century theatre. Written by Joshua

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lost film | based on play | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

28 April 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trelawny of the Wells See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color (2-strip Technicolor) (finale)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The film is presumed lost. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cameraman (1928) See more »

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