May McAvoy and Richard Barthelmess


Directed by                 John S. Robertson
Produced by               Inspiration Pictures Inc.
Scenario                      Josephine Lovett
Based on                     The Enchanted Cottage by Arthur Wing Pinero
Starring                       Richard Barthelmess, May McAvoy
Cinematography         George Folsey
Editing by                    William Hamilton
Distributed by             Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated
Release date                March 24, 1924
Running time              78 minutes
Country                       US
Language                     Silent film


We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of our star director John S. Robertson.


"The Enchanted Cottage" is a moving drama.  A disabled war veteran (Richard Barthelmess), hurting in body and soul and feeling rejected by the world, meets a plain girl (May McAvoy), who is unattractive in appearance, but with a kind and sensitive heart.  Will these two outcasts of society see the beautiful traits in each other and find love and happiness?

The film enjoys an outstanding user rating in IMDB.


The Enchanted Cottage (1924) on IMDb



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   May McAvoy and Richard Barthelmess