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Ladies of Leisure (1926 film)

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Ladies of Leisure
Directed byTom Buckingham
Written byAlbert Lewin
Dudley Early (intertitles)
Produced byHarry Cohn
StarringElaine Hammerstein
CinematographyDewey Wrigley
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • March 1, 1926 (1926-03-01)
Running time
57 minutes; 6 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Ladies of Leisure is a 1926 American silent melodrama film produced and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The film was directed by Tom Buckingham and stars Elaine Hammerstein.[1]

This film is not related in story to the 1930 Frank Capra film of the same name. However, prints of both films are held by the Library of Congress.[2]

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As described in a film magazine review,[3] Mamie Taylor, a hired companion and friend to Marian Forrest, is in love with latter's brother Jack. Mamie's affections are fixed on Van Norden, a wealthy bachelor. Eddie Lannigan, a crooked blackmailer, threatens to expose Mamie's past. She runs away, is stopped from committing suicide by Van Norden, who takes her to his residence. Jack trails Mamie and accuses Van Norden of disloyalty. Mamie exits by rear door and Marian suddenly appears, informing Jack she and Van Norden are married. Jack and Mamie are united.


Preservation and status

Complete copies are held at the George Eastman House and the Library of Congress.[4]


  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 published by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  2. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress published by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  3. ^ Pardy, George T. (April 3, 1926), "Pre-Release Review of Features: Ladies of Leisure", Motion Picture News, New York City, New York: Motion Picture News, Inc., 33 (14): 1526, retrieved April 15, 2023 Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  4. ^ "Ladies Of Leisure [motion picture]". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved October 11, 2023.

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