|The Woman With Four Faces|
|Directed by||Herbert Brenon|
|Produced by|| Adolph Zukor |
|Written by||George James Hopkins (adaptation)|
|Based on||The Woman With Four Faces|
by Bayard Veiller
|Starring|| Betty Compson |
|Cinematography||James Wong Howe (as Jimmie Howe)|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|60 minutes; 6 reels|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The Woman With Four Faces is a lost1923 American silent crime melodrama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Betty Compson. Famous Players-Lasky produced while Paramount Pictures released. The story is based on a play (possibly unproduced), The Woman With Four Faces, by Bayard Veiller.
A woman who happens to be both a thief and a con artist cannot be arrested because she is faceless.
Betty Compson was an American actress and film producer who got her start during Hollywood's silent era. She is best known for her performances in The Docks of New York and The Barker, the latter of which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
The Big City is a 1928 American silent crime film directed by Tod Browning and starring Lon Chaney. The film is now lost. The last known print of the film had been sent to Australia in the late 1950s. The film was returned to MGM and placed in their vaults where it was destroyed in the same vault fire that also claimed London After Midnight in 1965. A short trailer for the film survives at Cinémathèque française in France, but it does not include any footage from the film. This was Betty Compson's only film at MGM.
Hollywood is a 1923 American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze, co-written by Frank Condon and Thomas J. Geraghty, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film is a lengthier feature follow-up to Paramount's own short film exposé of itself, A Trip to Paramountown from 1922.
The Pony Express is a 1925 American silent Western film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by James Cruze and starred his wife, Betty Compson, along with Ricardo Cortez, Wallace Beery, and George Bancroft. Prints of this film survive, and it has been released on DVD.
For Those We Love is a 1921 American silent romantic drama film produced by and starring Betty Compson and Lon Chaney. Directed by Arthur Rosson, the film was distributed by Goldwyn Pictures. It is now considered to be a lost film.
To Have and to Hold is a 1922 American silent historical drama film. Based on the 1900 novel of the same name, the film was directed by George Fitzmaurice and starred Bert Lytell and Betty Compson.
Weary River is a 1929 American romantic drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Richard Barthelmess, Betty Compson, and William Holden. Produced and distributed by First National Pictures, the film is a part-talkie, part-silent hybrid made at the changeover from silent to sound movies. Based on a story by Courtney Riley Cooper, the film is about a gangster who goes to prison and finds salvation through music while serving his time. After he is released and falls back into a life of temptation, he is saved by the love of a woman and the warden who befriended him. The film received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Director in 1930.
The Wise Guy is a 1926 silent film crime drama produced and directed by Frank Lloyd and distributed through First National Pictures. Jules Furthman provided a screen story with scenario by Adela Rogers St. Johns. Mary Astor, James Kirkwood and Betty Compson star.
The Bonded Woman is an extant 1922 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Phil Rosen and stars Betty Compson, John Bowers, and Richard Dix.
Scarlet Seas is a surviving 1929 American silent romantic adventure film produced by Richard A. Rowland and distributed by First National Pictures. The picture was directed by John Francis Dillon. It starred Richard Barthelmess, Betty Compson, and a teen-aged Loretta Young. This film was released with a Vitaphone soundtrack of music and effects which survive. Originally, the film was presumed lost.
Prisoners of Love is a lost 1921 American silent drama film produced by and starring Betty Compson and distributed by Goldwyn Pictures. It was directed by Arthur Rosson and was Compson's first film after a year's hiatus from film making.
The Enemy Sex is a 1924 silent film drama starring Betty Compson and directed by her husband James Cruze. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount Pictures. It is taken from the 1914 novel The Salamander by Owen Johnson.
The Law and the Woman is a lost 1922 American silent drama film directed by Penrhyn Stanlaws and starring Betty Compson. This film is a version of Clyde Fitch's play The Woman in the Case and a remake of a 1916 silent version The Woman in the Case starring Pauline Frederick. Jesse Lasky produced.
Always the Woman is a 1922 American silent romance drama film produced by and starring Betty Compson and directed by Arthur Rosson.
The Stranger is a lost 1924 silent film drama directed by Joseph Henabery and starring Betty Compson and Richard Dix. It is based on a novel, The First and the Last, by John Galsworthy. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures.
The Garden of Weeds is a lost 1924 silent film drama directed by James Cruze and starring Betty Compson. It is based on a Broadway play, Garden of Weeds, by Leon Gordon and Doris Marquette. Famous Players-Lasky produced and Paramount Pictures distributed.
The Fast Set is a lost 1924 silent film comedy-drama directed by William C. deMille and starring Betty Compson. It is based on the 1925 Broadway play, Spring Cleaning, by Frederick Lonsdale.
New Lives for Old is a lost 1925 American silent drama film that was produced by Famous Players-Lasky, directed by Clarence G. Badger, and starred Betty Compson.
Beggar on Horseback is a 1925 American comedy silent film, based upon the 1924 play written by Marc Connelly and George S. Kaufman. It was adapted for the screen by Walter Woods and directed by James Cruze. It stars Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston, Erwin Connelly, Gertrude Short, Ethel Wales, Theodore Kosloff and Betty Compson. It was released on August 24, 1925, by Paramount Pictures.
Temptations of a Shop Girl is a lost 1927 silent crime drama directed by Tom Terriss, with Betty Compson and Pauline Garon leading the cast. B-movie studio Chadwick Pictures was the production company.
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