Under the Rouge

Last updated

Under the Rouge
Under the Rouge.jpg
Lobby card
Directed by Lewis H. Moomaw
Written by Andrew Percival Younger
Produced byLewis H. Moomaw
Encore Pictures
Distributed by Associated Exhibitors
Release date
  • October 18, 1925 (1925-10-18)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Under the Rouge is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Lewis H. Moomaw and starring Eileen Percy, Tom Moore and Eddie Phillips. [1] After being arrested for safe-breaking, a man goes home to try and patch things up with his former girlfriend.



As described in a film magazine reviews, [2] Kitty and Whitey are drawn into the criminal underworld by circumstances although basically they are of fine metal. When the war comes, Whitey receives military decorations for bravery. Returning home to the United States, he is again tempted to enter his old haunts. Kitty is now a beautiful young woman. Although Whitey has always loved her, she regards him like a brother. Whitey and his pal Skeeter are caught during a robbery. Skeeter is killed and Whitey is convicted. But a friendly detective urges him to “go straight” and secures his release. Kitty has become friends with Martha who, it is learned, is Skeeter’s mother. Fred, cashier of the bank and a visitor at the house, has fallen in love with her. Whitey finally locates Kitty and learns that Martha is the mother of his pal Skeeter. He tells her that her boy died fighting in his arms and relinquishes his Croix de Guerre as having been Skeeter’s. Martha adopts him and he secures a job at the bank. Fred is dishonest and is planning to fix an embezzlement at the bank, of which he is guilty, on Whitey, counting on his past record. Whitey exposes him, rescues Kitty from a hazardous death, and in the end they are happily united.



Under the Rouge was filmed on location in Portland, Oregon. [3]

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tom Moore (actor)</span> Irish-American actor and film director

Thomas J. Moore was an Irish-American actor and director. He appeared in at least 186 motion pictures from 1908 to 1954. Frequently cast as the romantic lead, he starred in silent movies as well as in some of the first talkies.

<i>Dougs 1st Movie</i> 1999 animated film directed by Maurice Joyce

Doug's 1st Movie is a 1999 American animated comedy film based on the Disney-produced episodes of the animated television series Doug. The film was directed by Maurice Joyce, and stars the regular television cast of Tom McHugh, Fred Newman, Chris Phillips, Constance Shulman, Frank Welker, Alice Playten, Guy Hadley, and Doris Belack. It was produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and Jumbo Pictures with animation provided by Plus One Animation, and released by Buena Vista Pictures on March 26, 1999.

<i>Sam the Sudden</i> 1925 novel by P.G. Wodehouse

Sam the Sudden is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1925 by Methuen, London, and in the United States on 6 November 1925 by George H. Doran, New York, under the title Sam in the Suburbs. The story had previously been serialised under that title in the Saturday Evening Post from 13 June to 18 July 1925.

<i>Whats the World Coming To?</i> 1926 film

What's the World Coming To? is a 1926 American silent comedy film starring Clyde Cook. The working title was Furious Future. A restoration of the film was completed in September 2015 as a collaboration between Carleton University, New York University, and the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Eddie Phillips (actor)</span> American actor

Eddie Phillips was an American actor. He appeared in 180 films between 1913 and 1952. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died in a traffic accident in Hollywood, California.

The Fire Eater is a 1921 American silent Western film directed by B. Reeves Eason and featuring Hoot Gibson.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Eileen Percy</span> American actress

Eileen Percy was an Irish-born American actress of the silent era. She appeared in more than 60 films between 1917 and 1933.

<i>Too Much Harmony</i> 1933 film by A. Edward Sutherland

Too Much Harmony is a 1933 American black-and-white pre-Code musical film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and starring Bing Crosby, Jack Oakie, Richard "Skeets" Gallagher, Harry Green, and Judith Allen. It was released by Paramount Pictures.

<i>Stage Mother</i> (1933 film) 1933 film by Charles Brabin

Stage Mother is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film directed by Charles Brabin and starring Alice Brady and Maureen O'Sullivan. The film is about a frustrated vaudeville performer who pushes her daughter into becoming a star dancer; selfishness, deceit and blackmail drive mother and daughter apart until a reconciliation at the end of the film. The screenplay was written by John Meehan, based on the 1933 novel Stage Mother by Bradford Ropes.

<i>Her Market Value</i> 1925 film by Paul Powell

Her Market Value is a 1925 American silent melodrama film directed by Paul Powell and starring Agnes Ayres. Powell produced the picture and distributed through Producers Distributing Corporation.

<i>Sporting Life</i> (1918 film) 1918 American film

Sporting Life is a lost 1918 American silent drama film directed by Maurice Tourneur. It is the first film for sisters Faire Binney and Constance Binney, from the Broadway stage. Tourneur would re-film this story again in 1925.

<i>Winds of Chance</i> 1925 film

Winds of Chance is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and produced and released by First National Pictures.

<i>Big Brother</i> (1923 film) 1923 film by Allan Dwan

Big Brother is a 1923 American silent drama film directed by Allan Dwan and written by Rex Beach and Paul Sloane. The film stars Tom Moore, Edith Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Joe King, Mickey Bennett, Charles Henderson, and Paul Panzer. The film was released on December 23, 1923, by Paramount Pictures.

Any Woman is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Henry King and written by Randolph Bartlett, Jules Furthman, Arthur Somers Roche and Beatrice Van. The film stars Alice Terry, Donald Reed, Margarita Fischer, Lawson Butt, Aggie Herring, James Neill, and Henry Kolker. The film was released on May 4, 1925, by Paramount Pictures.

Just a Woman is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Claire Windsor. It is based on the 1916 Broadway play by Eugene Walter and is a remake of a 1918 silent version starring Walter's wife, Charlotte Walker. The film and play was remade in the pre-Code sound era in 1933 as No Other Woman.

<i>Souls for Sables</i> 1925 film

Souls for Sables is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by James C. McKay and starring Claire Windsor. It was produced and released by Tiffany Pictures.

<i>Fine Clothes</i> 1925 film

Fine Clothes is a 1925 American silent comedy film directed by John M. Stahl and starring Lewis Stone, Percy Marmont, and Alma Rubens. It is based on a play adapted from Ferenc Molnár's original.

<i>The Midnight Alarm</i> 1923 film

The Midnight Alarm is a 1923 American silent drama film directed by David Smith and starring Alice Calhoun, Percy Marmont, and Cullen Landis.

<i>The Mansion of Aching Hearts</i> 1925 film

The Mansion of Aching Hearts is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by James P. Hogan and starring Ethel Clayton, Barbara Bedford, and Priscilla Bonner.

<i>Queen of the Moulin Rouge</i> 1922 silent film

Queen of the Moulin Rouge is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by Ray C. Smallwood and starring Martha Mansfield, Joseph Striker, and Jane Thomas.


  1. Monaco p.124
  2. "New Pictures: Under the Rouge", Exhibitors Herald, Chicago, Illinois: Exhibitors Herald Company, 22 (7): 64, August 8, 1925, retrieved July 17, 2022PD-icon.svg This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain .
  3. "Portland Picture Scores". The Register-Guard . Eugene, Oregon. September 29, 1925. p. 2 via Newspapers.com.