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~THE GREAT LOVER~
1920
Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Written by: J.E. Nash

Based on the play by Leo Ditrichstein, Fanny Hatton & Frederic Hatton
~Cast~

John St. Polis ... Jean Paurel
Richard Tucker ... Ward
Claire Adams ... Ethel
John Davidson ... Sonino
Alice Hollister ... Bianca
Lionel Belmore ... Impresario
Rose Dione ... Sabotini
Tom Ricketts ... Potter
Frederick Vroom ... Doctor
Gino Corrado ... Secretary (as Eugene Corey)
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~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Frank Lloyd Productions (for)
Goldwyn Pictures Corporation

Distribution Company: Goldwyn Distributing Company

Producer: Samuel Goldwyn
Executive Producer: Frank Lloyd

Length: 6 Reels
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Released: November 1920
~Plot Synopsis~
With a title like this one, you expect to see a star like John Barrymore, Antonio Moreno, or at the very
little-known John Sainpolis. Paurel has innumerable conquests to his name, but the day comes when
he loses his voice -- just about the same time that he decides to settle down. The girl of his choice is
the sweetheart of the new, young baritone around town -- not that that matters to the Great Lover.
But it turns out that the younger man is actually Paurel's son, and his mother, Bianca (Alice
Hollister), goes to Paurel and begs him to leave the lovers alone. Paurel complies, and although he
retires from the stage, he has his eye on his next romantic victim. This picture was based on the stage
play by Frederick and Fanny Hatton -- unfortunately its witty dialogue could not be transferred to the
silent screen.

Plot Synopsis by Janiss Garza, AllMovie.com