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Gloria Swanson and Thomas Meighan
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Produced by Paramount Pictures
Scenario by Jeanie Macpherson
Based on the play The Admirable Crichton by James M. Barrie
Starring Thomas Meighan, Gloria Swanson, Theodore Roberts, Robert Cain, Lila Lee, Raymond Hatton, Julia Faye
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date November 23, 1919
Running time 116 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
"Male and Female" is part of our series "Other Favorite Films". This category includes films that do not feature a particular star from our site, but which in our view represent a major contribution of a silent movie to Arts and Culture.
"Male and Female" is a tale of drama, adventure and love triangles. An English butler, who serves a noble family with humility, becomes the boss due to his life skills when all are stranded on a desert island. Later when a rescue vessel shows up he knows that his leadership must come to an end.
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Male and Female
Lila Lee in "Male and Female" (1919), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Thomas Meighan in "Male and Female" (1919), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Gloria Swanson in "Male and Female" (1919), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Julia Faye in "Male and Female" (1919), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Robert Cain in "Male and Female" (1919), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Theodore Roberts in "Male and Female" (1919), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Gloria Swanson and Thomas Meighan in "Male and Female" (1919), directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
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