|Directed by||Edward Sloman|
|Produced by||J.L. Frothingham|
|Screenplay by||William V. Mong|
|Based on||The Daughter of Brahma|
by I. A. R. Wylie
|Starring|| Marguerite De La Motte |
William V. Mong
James W. Morrison
Ethel Grey Terry
J.L. Frothingham Productions
|Distributed by||Associated First National Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Shattered Idols is a 1922 American drama film directed by Edward Sloman and written by William V. Mong. It is based on the 1912 novel The Daughter of Brahma by I. A. R. Wylie. The film stars Marguerite De La Motte, William V. Mong, James W. Morrison, Frankie Lee, Ethel Grey Terry, and Alfred Allen. The film was released on February 6, 1922, by Associated First National Pictures.
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