~Tarnish~
1924
~Plot Synopsis~
Producer Samuel Goldwyn bought the stage play by Gilbert Emery as a vehicle for his new star,
Ronald Colman. All his life, Adolf Tevis (Albert Gran, reprising his stage role) has been a ladies' man.
He went through his wife's fortune, spending much of it on other women, and, as a result, his
daughter, Letitia (May McAvoy), now has to go to work. This isn't such a bad thing, since she falls in
love with her handsome employer, Emmett Carr (Colman). Carr, however, has a womanizing past of
his own, which includes an involvement with manicurist Nettie Dark (Marie Prevost). Letitia doesn't
realize this -- all she knows is that Nettie's wicked ways include fleecing Tevis out of five hundred
dollars, and she goes to the girl's home to get the money back. But Nettie has tricked Carr into coming
over, and when Letitia finds him there, she believes the worst. Their relationship is nearly destroyed,
but an angry Carr drags Nettie over to the Tevis home to explain everything. Letitia accepts the
explanation and the couple reconcile.

Plot Synopsis by Janiss Garza, AllMovie.com
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice

Written by: Frances Marion

Based on the play by Gilbert Emery
~Cast~

May McAvoy ...  Letitia Tevis
Ronald Colman ...  Emmet Carr
Marie Prevost ...  Nettie Dark
Albert Gran ...  Adolph Tevis
Priscilla Bonner ...  Aggie
Harry Myers ...  The Barber
Kay Deslys ...  Mrs. Stutts
Lydia Yeamans Titus ...  Mrs. Healy
William Boyd ...  Bill
Snitz Edwards ...  Mr. Stutts
Mrs. Russ Whytal
~Marie Prevost, May McAvoy & Ronald Colman~
~Ronald Colman and Marie Prevost~
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Goldwyn Pictures Corporation

Released by: Associated First National Pictures

Cinematography by: Arthur C. Miller  & William H. Tuers
Film Editing by: Stuart Heisler
Technical Director: Ben Carré
Presented by: Samuel Goldwyn

Length: 7 Reels
Runtime: 70 Minutes
Released: August 1924
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