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~Sally, Irene and Mary~
1925
Directed  & Written by: Edmund Goulding       

Based on...Based on the play Sally, Irene and Mary by Edward Dowling,
Cyrus Wood (New York, 4 Sep 1922).
~Cast~

Constance Bennett ... Sally
Joan Crawford ... Irene
Sally O'Neil ... Mary
William Haines ... Jimmy Dungan
Henry Kolker ... Marcus Morton
Douglas Gilmore ... Glen Nester
Ray Howard ... Charles Greenwood
Kate Price ... Mrs. Dugan
Aggie Herring ... Mrs. O'Brien
Sam De Grasse ... Officer O'Dare
Lillian Elliott ... Mrs. O'Dare
Edna Mae Cooper ... Maggie
Ben Hall ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Dixie Harkins ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Tom O'Brien ... Stage Manager (uncredited)
Walter Tennyson ... Paul (uncredited)
Wilhelm von Brincken ... Party Reveler (uncredited)
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~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Cinematography by: John Arnold
Film Editing by: Arthur Johns & Harold Young
Art Direction by: Cedric Gibbons, Merrill Pye & Erté
Costume Design by: Erté
Assistant Editor: Arthur Johns

Length: 6 Reels
Runtime: 58 Minutes
Released: December 27, 1925
~Plot Synopsis~
Based on a musical comedy by Edward Dowling, this picture was Joan Crawford's breakthrough film.
Her Charleston in this and other films would be defining moments for the 1920s. The worldly Sally
(Constance Bennett), dreamy Irene (Crawford), and naïve Mary (Sally O'Neill) are friends who have
risen up from New York's Lower East Side to become Broadway chorus girls. Sally's wealthy lover,
Marcus Morton (Henry Kolker), falls for innocent Mary, and Irene, even though a decent man
expresses his love for her, falls prey to one of Broadway's wolves. The man, however, has a change of
heart, and sends Irene back home. She marries the right guy, but they are killed in an auto accident.
Mary is shocked by Irene's death, and realizes that Morton symbolizes a world that does not really
suit her. As a result, she settles down with Jimmy Dugan (William Haines), her childhood sweetheart,
who has become a plumber.

Plot Synopsis by Janiss Garza, AllMovie.com

Mary, an innocent young Irish girl from the East Side of New York, becomes a chorus girl in a
Broadway show, getting to know very well two of the other girls in the show: Sally, who is too wise in
the ways of the world; and Irene, lost in dreams of romance. Mary also gets to know Marcus Morton,
the wealthy roué who keeps Sally in a luxurious apartment; he falls in love with Mary and asks her to
marry him. She at first refuses, but when Jimmy Dugan, her onetime plumber sweetheart, expresses
disgust with her new life, she is prompted by anger to accept Morton's offer. Disappointed by a love
affair with another millionaire, Irene impulsively marries a college youth, only to be killed shortly
afterward in an automobile accident. Greatly sobered by Irene's tragic death, Mary breaks off her
engagement with Morton and returns to Jimmy's arms and the simple life on Avenue B.

Plot Synopsis from AFI.com
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Movie still code 246-X