|Directed by||Emmett J. Flynn|
|Produced by||William Fox|
|Written by||Edmund Goulding|
|Based on||The Dancers|
by Gerald du Maurier and Viola Tree
|Starring||George O'Brien |
|Cinematography||Paul Ivano |
|Distributed by||Fox Film|
|January 4, 1925|
The Dancers is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Emmett J. Flynn and starring George O'Brien, Alma Rubens and Madge Bellamy. It is an adaptation of the 1923 play The Dancers by Viola Tree and Gerald du Maurier. It was remade by Fox Film five years later as a sound film The Dancers.
A young man leaves London for South America in order to make his fortune. He ends up owning a saloon and dance hall, and pines for his true love back in England. On learning that he has inherited his family fortune he returns to London, but finds his girl leading a debauched lifestyle.
- George O'Brien as Tony
- Alma Rubens as Maxine
- Madge Bellamy as Una
- Templar Saxe as Fothering
- Joan Standing as Pringle
- Alice Hollister as Mrs. Mayne
- Freeman Wood as Evan Caruthers
- Walter McGrail as The Argentine
- Noble Johnson as Ponfilo
- Tippy Grey as Captain Bassil
- Kennedy p.303
- Matthew Kennedy. Edmund Goulding's Dark Victory: Hollywood's Genius Bad Boy. Terrace Books, 2004.
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