~The Common Law~
~99-123: Corinne Griffith & Conway Tearle~
~Plot Synopsis~
Valerie West, an artist's model, falls in love with Louis Neville, an aristocratic artist. His family,
scorning Valerie, elicits her promise that she won't marry him. Valerie promises Neville that she will
become his common-law wife on a certain date the next summer. Before that time arrives, the fiancé
of Neville's sister forces his attentions on Valerie, but she escapes to Neville's home and wins his
father's consent to their marriage.  

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: George Archainbaud

Written by:
George Archainbaud - story
Edward J. Montagne - writer

Based on the novel The Common Law by Robert William Chambers (New
York, 1911).

Corinne Griffith ...Valerie West
Conway Tearle ...Louis Neville
Elliott Dexter ...José Querida
Hobart Bosworth ... Henry Neville
Lillian Lawrence ...Martha Neville
Bryant Washburn ...John Burleson
Doris May ...Stephanie
Harry Myers ...Cardemon
Miss DuPont ...Lily Neville
Phyllis Haver ...Rita Terris
Wally Van ...Samuel Ogilvy
Dagmar Godowsky ...Mazie
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released: Selznick Pictures Corporation

Supervisor: Myron Selznick

Length: 8 Reels
Runtime: 80 Minutes
Released: August 30, 1923