Gloria Swanson and Thomas Meighan in Male and Female 1919 000 

   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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Thomas Meighan in Male and Female 1919 01

   Thomas Meighan