~To Have And To Hold~
~Photograph Courtesy of Richard Martin~
~Photograph Courtesy of Richard Martin~
~Photograph Courtesy of Richard Martin~
~Plot Synopsis~
This epic historical romance, based on the novel by Mary Johnston, was one of Paramount's big releases
for 1922, and it featured some of the studio's best talent. King James I (Raymond Hatton) gives his consent
to the marriage between Lord Carnal (Theodore Kosloff) and Lady Jocelyn Leigh (Betty Compson). Lady
Jocelyn, however, does not want to wed the evil Lord Carnal, and makes her escape on a bridal ship
headed for Jamestown, VA. When it lands, a ruffian tries to take Jocelyn as his bride, but Captain Ralph
Percy (Bert Lytell) rescues her by marrying her himself. The marriage, however, is in name only, as
Jocelyn wants little to do with Percy. Lord Carnal arrives in Jamestown and has both Jocelyn and Percy
arrested. He prepares to ship Jocelyn back to England, but Percy escapes and saves her. Percy, Jocelyn,
and Carnal all wind up shipwrecked on an island inhabited by a pirate gang. Percy convinces them he is a
pirate leader. He, Jocelyn, and Carnal manage to escape and arrive back in England. Carnal announces
once again that he and Lady Jocelyn are engaged, but the Duke of Buckingham (Lucian Littlefield)
arranges a duel between Carnal and Percy. Carnal loses the duel and takes poison. A real wedding takes
place between Percy and Jocelyn.

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

Written by: Ouida Bergère - adaptation

Based on the novel "To Have and To Hold," by Mary Johnston (Boston,

Betty Compson ...  Lady Jocelyn Leigh
Bert Lytell ...  Captain Ralph Percy
Theodore Kosloff ...  Lord Carnal
William J. Ferguson ...  JeremySparrow  
Raymond Hatton ...  King James I
Claire Du Brey ...  Patience Worth
Walter Long ...  Red Gill
Anne Cornwall ...  Lady Jane Carr
Fred Huntley ...  Paradise
Arthur Rankin ...  Lord Cecil
Lucien Littlefield ...  Duke of Buckingham
Robert St. Angelo ...  Extra (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Released by:
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Paramount Pictures

Executive Producer & Presenter: Adolph Zukor
Cinematography by: Arthur C. Miller

Length: 8 Reels
Released: October 29, 1922