|Thy Name Is Woman|
|Directed by||Fred Niblo|
|Produced by||Louis B. Mayer|
|Written by||Bess Meredyth|
|Based on||Der Weibsteufel (play)|
by Karl Schönherr
|Starring|| Ramon Novarro |
Barbara La Marr
|Edited by||Lloyd Nosler|
|Distributed by||Metro Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
|Box office||$388,000 (US/Canada) )|
Thy Name Is Woman is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Fred Niblo and starring Ramon Novarro and Barbara La Marr.A copy of the film survives in the Turner Archive. The film made an estimated profit of more than $100,000.
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Barbara La Marr was an American film actress and screenwriter who appeared in 27 films during her career between 1920 and 1926. La Marr was also noted by the media for her beauty, dubbed as the "Girl Who Is Too Beautiful," as well as her tumultuous personal life.
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