|The New York Idea|
|Directed by|| Herbert Blache |
Marcel Del Sano (asst. director)
|Written by|| Langdon Mitchell (play)|
Mary Murillo (scenario)
|Based on||The New York Idea|
by Langdon Mitchell
|Distributed by||Realart Pictures Corporation|
|November 27, 1920|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The New York Idea is a 1920 American silent comedy film directed by Herbert Blache and starring Alice Brady. The film was produced and distributed by Realart Pictures, an Adolph Zukor affiliate of his bigger Paramount Pictures.
The film is based on a 1906 Broadway play by Langdon Mitchell that starred Mrs. Fiske and George Arliss. Prints of the film exist at the International House of Photography, George Eastman House and the BFI National Archive, London.   
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