|Directed by||Henry King|
|Written by||Frances Marion|
|Based on|| Stella Dallas |
by Olive Higgins Prouty
|Produced by||Samuel Goldwyn|
|Starring|| Ronald Colman |
|Edited by||Stuart Heisler|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
|Box office||$1.5 million|
Stella Dallas is a 1925 American silent drama film that was produced by Samuel Goldwyn, adapted by Frances Marion, and directed by Henry King. The film stars Ronald Colman, Belle Bennett, Lois Moran, Alice Joyce, Jean Hersholt, and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.Prints of the film survive in several film archives.
This was the first feature film adaptation of the 1923 novel Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty. Subsequent film versions were Stella Dallas (1937) and Stella (1990).
Stella Dallas (Belle Bennett), a small town girl, marries the upper class Stephen Dallas (Ronald Colman), with whom she has nothing in common. After the birth of a daughter, Laurel (Lois Moran), the Dallases go their separate ways.
The following is an overview of 1926 in film, including significant events, a list of films released, and notable births and deaths.
The following is an overview of 1925 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
Lois Moran was an American film and stage actress.
Belle Bennett, was a stage and screen actress who started her career as a child as a circus performer. She later performed in theater and films.
Stella is a 1990 American drama film produced by The Samuel Goldwyn Company and released by Touchstone Pictures. The screenplay by Robert Getchell is the third feature film adaptation of the 1923 novel Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty. Previous film versions were Stella Dallas (1937) and the silent film Stella Dallas (1925).
Stella Dallas can refer to:
Stella Dallas is a 1937 American drama film based on the 1923 Olive Higgins Prouty novel of the same name. It was directed by King Vidor, and stars Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, and Anne Shirley. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards which were for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Stella Dallas was an America radio soap opera that ran from October 25, 1937, to December 23, 1955. The New York Times described the title character as "the beautiful daughter of an impoverished farmhand who had married above her station in life." She was played for the entire run of the series by Anne Elstner. Her husband Stephen Dallas was portrayed at various times by Leo McCabe, Arthur Hughes and Frederick Tazere. Initially, Joy Hathaway played Stella's daughter Laurel with Vivian Smolen later taking over the role. Laurel's husband was Dick Grosvenor.
His Supreme Moment is a 1925 American silent drama film with sequences filmed in Technicolor, starring Blanche Sweet and Ronald Colman, directed by George Fitzmaurice, and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. Anna May Wong has a small role as a harem girl appearing in a play. The film is now considered lost.
Mr. Fix-It is a 1918 American silent comedy film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, and Wanda Hawley, directed by Allan Dwan.
Torment is a 1924 American silent film crime drama produced and directed by Maurice Tourneur and distributed by Associated First National. This film stars Bessie Love, Owen Moore, and Jean Hersholt. The film is based on a story by William Dudley Pelley with script by Fred Myton and titles by Marion Fairfax. It is a lost film.
Stephen Steps Out is a lost 1923 American silent comedy film that is notable as being the first starring role for the still teenaged Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.. Directed by Joseph Henabery, it was based on a short story by Richard Harding Davis, "The Grand Cross of the Desert." This is a lost film.
Alias the Deacon is a 1927 silent film produced and released by Universal Pictures. Based on a stage play of the same name, it was directed by Edward Sloman and is preserved at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation.
The Amateur Gentleman is a 1926 American silent drama film produced by Inspiration Pictures and distributed through First National Pictures. It was directed by Sidney Olcott as a vehicle for star Richard Barthelmess.
Padlocked is a 1926 American drama silent film directed by Allan Dwan and written by Rex Beach, Becky Gardiner, James Shelley Hamilton. The film stars Lois Moran, Noah Beery Sr., Louise Dresser, Helen Jerome Eddy, Allan Simpson, Florence Turner and Richard Arlen. The film was released on August 2, 1926, by Paramount Pictures.
The Home Maker is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by King Baggot and starring Alice Joyce, Clive Brook and Billy Kent Schaefer.
13 Washington Square is a 1928 American silent romantic comedy drama film directed by Melville W. Brown, written by Harry O. Hoyt and Walter Anthony, and starring Jean Hersholt, Alice Joyce, and George J. Lewis. It is based on a 1914 play of the same name by Leroy Scott. The film was released on April 8, 1928 by Universal Pictures.
The Reckless Lady is a lost 1926 American silent drama film directed by Howard Higgin and starring Belle Bennett, Lois Moran, James Kirkwood and Lowell Sherman.
Headlines is a 1925 silent film adventure and crime-drama directed by Edward H. Griffith and starring Alice Joyce and Malcolm McGregor. It was distributed through Pathé Exchange.
To the Highest Bidder is a lost 1918 silent film drama directed by Tom Terriss and starring Alice Joyce. It was produced by the Vitagraph Company of America and distributed by a releasing company V-L-S-E.