The Way of a Girl

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The Way of a Girl
Film actress Eleanor Boardman (SAYRE 8444).jpg
Boardman in a costume study for the film
Directed by Robert G. Vignola
Written by Albert S. Le Vino (screenplay)
Katharine Newlin Burt (story)
Produced by Louis B. Mayer
Irving Thalberg
Starring Eleanor Boardman
Matt Moore
William Russell
Cinematography John Arnold
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • March 29, 1925 (1925-03-29)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Way of a Girl is a 1925 American silent drama film starring Eleanor Boardman, Matt Moore, and William Russell. The film was directed by Robert G. Vignola, and the screenplay written by Albert S. Le Vino. It is based on a story by Katharine Newlin Burt.


The female lead, Eleanor Boardman, stars in one of the 11 movies she did for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the first two years of the life of the studio. [1]


As described in a film magazine review, [2] overhearing her fiancé tell her father that he "knows all about handling girls," Rosamond decides to show him that he knows nothing about it. Her escapades land her in jail for speeding. Her fiancé rescues her from her sentence of ten days. Still headstrong in her belief that no man can subdue her, she recklessly drives over an embankment and is rescued by two criminals that are hiding in a cave. After escaping from what appears to be certain death, she is rescued and "tamed," admitting her submission.


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  1. The Way of A Girl at database
  2. "New Pictures: The Way of a Girl", Exhibitors Herald, 21 (5): 53, April 25, 1925, retrieved January 23, 2022PD-icon.svg This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain .