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~After Midnight~
1927
~314-32: Norma Shearer & Lawrence Gray~
~Plot Synopsis~
Joe Miller, a robber, holds up Mary, a nightclub hostess. After knocking him unconscious, she
sympathetically cares for him, and under her guidance he decides to reform and marry her. Mary skimps
and saves to buy a $1,000 Liberty Bond while Joe saves to invest in a taxicab; then Maizie, Mary's
gold-digging, irresponsible sister, returns home with a similar bond given as a favor at a wild party.
Depressed at the futility of her efforts, Mary cashes her bond and buys a fancy wardrobe, then accepts an
invitation to a party, where she becomes intoxicated after having seen Joe drinking with his former
cronies. While returning from the party with her sister, Mary causes an accident, and Maizie is killed.
Realizing their error, Mary and Joe plan to start anew.

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: Monta Bell

Written by:
Monta Bell - story
Joseph Farnham - titles
Lorna Moon
~Cast~

Norma Shearer ...Mary Miller
Lawrence Gray ...Joe Miller
Gwen Lee ...Maizie
Eddie Sturgis ...Red Smith
Philip Sleeman ...Gus Van Gundy
Johnny Mack Brown ...Party Boy (uncredited)
Robert Dudley ...Sugar Daddy (uncredited)
Rodney Hildebrand ...Bit Role (uncredited)
John Kelly ...Bit Role (uncredited)
Pat Somerset ...Bit Role (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: MGM

Producer: Harry Rapf
Cinematography by: Percy Hilburn
Film Editing by: Blanche Sewell
Art Direction by: Richard Day & Cedric Gibbons
Costume Design by: René Hubert

Length: 7 Reels
Runtime: 70 Minutes
Released: August 20, 1927
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