Joe Roberts in The Primitive Lover 1922 000 

   Joe Roberts


Directed by                     Sidney Franklin
Produced by                   Constance Talmadge Film Company
Written by                      Frances Marion
Based on                         a play by Edgar Selwyn
Starring                          Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Kenneth Harlan, Joe Roberts, Snitz Edwards
Cinematography            David Abel
Distributed by                Associated First National Pictures
Release date                    May 1, 1922
Running time                  70 minutes
Country                           United States
Language                         Silent film, English intertitles


We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of our stars Joe Roberts and Snitz Edwards.


"The Primitive Lover" is a comedy. A woman abandons her husband in search of excitement and adventure with another man. Joe Roberts is a cattle rancher by the name of 'Roaring' Bill Rivers and steals every scene he is in. Snitz Edwards has a cameo appearance as the Little Husband in a divorce court.




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Snitz Edwards in The Primitive Lover 1922 3

   Snitz Edwards