Why Men Leave Home

Directed by: John M. Stahl, USA, 1924

USA, 1924
Szenenphoto aus Why Men Leave Home, © Mayer Productions

Cast and Credits

Production Louis B. Mayer Productions
Distribution Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated
Universum-Film AG (UFA), Berlin [(Germany)]
Producer Louis B. Mayer [Presenter]
Director John M. Stahl
Assistant Director Sidney Algier
Scenario Sidney Algier [(as A.P. Younger)]
Director of Photography Sol Polito
Editor Margaret Booth
Robert J. Kern
Art Director Jack Holden
Cast Lewis Stone [John Emerson]
Helene Chadwick [Irene Emerson]
Mary Carr [Grandma Sutton]
William V. Mong [Grandpa Sutton]
Alma Bennett [Jean Ralston]
Hedda Hopper [Nina Neilson]
Sidney Bracey [Sam Neilson]
E.H. Calvert [Arthur Phillips]
Lila Leslie [Betty Phillips]
Howard Truesdale [Dr. Bailey (as Howard Truesdell)]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,, 8002 feet, 8 reels
Sound System: silent
First Screening: March 3, 1924 in USA
US Copyright: March 12, 1924 - ©LP.19986
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: MGM Preservation]

Synopsis in German
Dorothy Phillips again First National Star Dorothy Phillips is again to star for Associated First National. This time Louis B. Mayer will sponsor her in a film production of Avery Hopwood's well-known play, "Why Men Leave Home." John M. Stahl has been assigned to direct her.
Dorothy Phillips' previous First National starring vehicles have been "The White Frontier" or "Slander the Woman," Hurricane's Gal" and "Man, Woman, Marriage." These were all super features produced and directed by Allen Holubar.
As a stage offering "Why Men Leave Home" was one of the big successes of the past season in New York." (Close Up, Los Angeles, September 5, 1923, pg 12)

General Information

Why Men Leave Home is a motion picture produced in the year 1924 as a USA production. The Film was directed by John M. Stahl, with Lewis Stone, Helene Chadwick, Mary Carr, William V. Mong, Alma Bennett, in the leading parts. There are no reviews of Why Men Leave Home available.

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