|Tongues of Flame|
|Directed by||Joseph Henabery|
|Produced by|| Adolph Zukor |
|Written by||Townsend Martin|
|Based on||Tongues of Flame (novel)|
by Peter Clark MacFarlane
|Starring|| Thomas Meighan |
|Cinematography||Faxon M. Dean|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|70 minutes; 7 reels|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Tongues of Flame is a 1924 American silent melodramafilm produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. It is based on a novel by Peter Clark MacFarlane and was directed by Joseph Henabery. The film starred Thomas Meighan and Bessie Love. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is now a lost film.
The picture was filmed at Great Neck and Manhasset Bay on Long Island, New York.
The Native American Siwash people have been displaced from their land and live on a reservation. Wealthy Boland (Churchill) attempts to buy the reservation from the Siwash, who consult honest attorney Harrington (Meighan) for advice. Harrington looks into the contract and advises the Siwash to accept it. However, after the sale goes through, Boland drills for oil on the land, violating the contract. This angers Harrington, who exposes Boland's fraud. In retaliation, Boland has Harrington arrested on false charges.
A local court looks into the surveys associated with Boland's contracts, and returns all the Siwash native lands to them. Harrington is released from prison, and falls in love with the Siwash schoolteacher Lahleet (Love).
The film received generally negative reviews,although Bessie Love's performance was praised.
A Son of His Father is a 1925 American silent Western film directed by Victor Fleming. The screenplay, by Anthony Coldeway, was based on Harold Bell Wright's novel. The film stars Bessie Love, Warner Baxter, Raymond Hatton, and Walter McGrail. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation and distributed by Paramount Pictures.
Thomas Meighan was an American actor of silent films and early talkies. He played several leading-man roles opposite popular actresses of the day, including Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. At one point he commanded $10,000 a week.
The King on Main Street, also known as The King, is a 1925 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Monta Bell and starring Adolphe Menjou and Bessie Love. The film was adapted for the screen by Bell, and was based on the play The King, Leo Ditrichstein's adaptation of the 1908 French play Le Roi by Gaston Arman de Caillavet, Robert de Flers, and Emmanuel Arène. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures.
Soul-Fire is a 1925 American silent drama film starring Richard Barthelmess and Bessie Love. It was directed by John S. Robertson and was based on the Broadway production Great Music (1924) by Martin Brown.
The Alaskan is a lost 1924 silent adventure drama based on a novel by James Oliver Curwood set in northwoods country as his novels tend to be. In this case Alaska. The film was produced and released by Paramount Pictures and directed by Herbert Brenon. The picture stars Thomas Meighan, Estelle Taylor and an early role by Anna May Wong.
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.
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New Brooms is a 1925 American silent romantic comedy film, directed by William C. deMille, and starring Bessie Love, Neil Hamilton, and Phyllis Haver. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Frank Craven's 1924 Broadway play of the same name.
The Song and Dance Man is a 1926 American silent comedy-drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released through Paramount Pictures. It is based on a play by George M. Cohan and was directed by Herbert Brenon. A copy of the film is housed in the Library of Congress collection. Of its original seven reels, only the final five survive.
Sally of the Scandals is a 1928 American silent crime drama film produced and released by Film Booking Offices of America. It was directed by Lynn Shores and starred Bessie Love.
Common Ground is a 1916 silent film drama produced by Jesse Lasky, directed by William C. deMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is an original story for the screen and stars Thomas Meighan and Marie Doro. A print is held by British Film Institute National Film and Television Archive.
The Canadian is an extant 1926 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is based on a 1913 Broadway play, The Land of Promise, by W. Somerset Maugham. The film was directed by William Beaudine and starred Thomas Meighan. Meighan had costarred with Billie Burke in a 1917 silent film based on the same story, The Land of Promise. In both films he plays the same part. This film is preserved in the Library of Congress.
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Those Who Dance is a 1924 American silent drama film produced by Thomas H. Ince and directed by Lambert Hillyer. Released by Associated First National, the film stars Blanche Sweet, Bessie Love, and Warner Baxter. It is based on a story by George Kibbe Turner.
Behind the Scenes is a 1914 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky, released by Paramount Pictures, based on the play Behind the Scenes by Margaret Mayo, and starring Mary Pickford as a struggling young actress. James Kirkwood directed and co-starred.
The Heir to the Hoorah is a surviving 1916 silent film produced by Jesse Lasky and released through Paramount Pictures. It was directed by William C. deMille.
The Confidence Man is a 1924 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Victor Heerman. Its duration is about 80 minutes and it stars Thomas Meighan and Virginia Valli. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures.
Pied Piper Malone is a 1924 American silent comedy drama film directed by Alfred E. Green and starring Thomas Meighan. The Famous Players-Lasky produced the film and Paramount Pictures distributed.
The Easy Road is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by Tom Forman and written by Beulah Marie Dix. The film is based upon a story by Blair Hall. The Easy Road stars Thomas Meighan, Gladys George, Grace Goodall, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Lila Lee, Laura Anson, and Viora Daniel. The film was released on February 13, 1921, by Paramount Pictures.
Bulldog Courage is a 1922 American silent Western film directed by Edward A. Kull, and starring George Larkin and Bessie Love. It was written by Larkin and his wife Ollie Kirkby, with a screenplay by Jeanne Poe. It was produced by Russell Productions and distributed by State Rights.
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