Enticement (1925)

| Drama | March 1925 (USA)
Two years after the Great War, during which they did relief work together in Belgium, Leonore Bewlay meets her old friend Richard Valyran in Switzerland. Previously their friendship was ... See full summary »

Director:

George Archainbaud

Writers:

Clive Arden (novel), Bradley King (adaptation)
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Credited cast:
Mary Astor ... Leonore Bewlay
Clive Brook ... Henry Wallis
Ian Keith ... Richard Valyran
Louise Dresser ... Mrs. Samuel Murray
Edgar Norton ... William Blake
Vera Lewis ... Mrs. Blake
Lillian Langdon Lillian Langdon ... Mrs. Edward Merley
Lorimer Johnston ... Edward Merley
Maxine Elliott Hicks ... Olicw Merley
Fenwick Oliver Fenwick Oliver ... Mr. Kerry
Florence Wix Florence Wix ... Mrs. Kerry
George Bunny George Bunny ... The Bishop
Roland Bottomley Roland Bottomley ... Bevington
Aileen Manning Aileen Manning ... The Old Maid
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Richard Botsford Richard Botsford
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Two years after the Great War, during which they did relief work together in Belgium, Leonore Bewlay meets her old friend Richard Valyran in Switzerland. Previously their friendship was platonic, but Richard now finds Leonore sexually attractive. On their way to an inn high in the Alps, they are caught in a snow-slide and Leonore's leg is injured. Val carries her to the inn, helps remove her clothes, and, overcome with desire, kisses her madly. This display of lust destroys their friendship. Leonore soon marries Henry Wallis, whom she truly loves, and returns with him to his home in London where she is unpopular with his conservative family, who consider her too outspoken and independent. When Leonore is named as the corespondent in a divorce suit filed by Richard's estranged wife, Henry loses faith in her. When she goes to Richard for consolation, he perceives that she still loves Henry and deliberately walks in front of an oncoming car. As he lies dying in a hospital, Richard has ... Written by Pamela Short

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It moves at thrilling pace in Paris-high up in the Alps- and ends with a thundering climax in London. A distinct contribution to the finer things of which the cinema is capable. (Print Ad-The News, ((Hobart, Tasmania)) 8 August 1925) See more »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

March 1925 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En Nat i Bjergene See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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