George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ... See full summary »
When the Manhattan investment firm of Sherwood Nash goes broke, he joins forces with his partner Snap and fashion designer Lynn Mason to provide discount shops with cheap copies of Paris couture dresses.
Millie Stope lives with her grandfather on a remote island. Her grandfather fled there for political reasons. But they're not alone. An escaped prisoner, Nicholas, is terrorizing them, and ... See full summary »
Fabien des Grieux, a divinity student, comes to the rescue of a beautiful girl, Manon Lescaut, when her brother tries to "sell" her to the lecherous Comte Guillot de Morfontaine. Fabien and Manon fall in love and he abandons his priestly ambitions. But de Morfontaine has no intention of giving up his desire to possess Manon. She again falls into his clutches. Fabien, borrowing on his father's wealth, transforms himself into a gentleman gambler and moves into court society. But there he discovers that Manon is endangered not only by the cruel de Morfontaine, but by the King of France himself.Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>
After "The End" appears on the screen, the entire Vitaphone Symphony Orchestra and its conductor (Herman Heller) appears on the screen, partly in closeup, for about 15 seconds. The New York Times reviewer of 4 February 1927 noted that the Vitaphone synchronization process was so good that he, and probably most of the audience, had forgotten that there was no orchestra in the pit. When the orchestra and conductor were shown onscreen, the surprised audience loudly cheered. See more »
Noble Johnson's character is termed "An Apache," a French word which would imply he was a brutal pimp. That term did not come into use until the early 20th Century. See more »
A Swashbuckler Rather Than the Romance the Title Suggests
Although most of what he does is in pursuit of the lovely Dolores Costello, much of the action actually consists of The Great Profile seeing off the competition at swords point in his pursuit of said fair lady.
Marcelle Corday is unjustly uncredited but memorably chic in the earlier scenes as haughty hotel maid Marie.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this