Adam and Evil (1927 film)

Adam and Evil is a 1927 American silent comedy film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and written by F. Hugh Herbert, Florence Ryerson and Ralph Spence. The film stars Lew Cody, Aileen Pringle, Gwen Lee, Gertrude Short, Hedda Hopper, and Roy D'Arcy. The film was released on August 27, 1927, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.[1][2][3]

Adam and Evil
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Film poster
Directed byRobert Z. Leonard
Screenplay byF. Hugh Herbert
Florence Ryerson
Ralph Spence
StarringLew Cody
Aileen Pringle
Gwen Lee
Gertrude Short
Hedda Hopper
Roy D'Arcy
CinematographyAndré Barlatier - (French Wikipedia)
Edited byLeslie F. Wilder
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • August 27, 1927 (1927-08-27)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


"The little fur-bearing animals that are sacrificed for the vanity of women desiring fur coats have a posthumous revenge."[4]


Preservation statusEdit

With no copies listed in any film archives,[5] Adam and Evil is currently a lost film.[6]


  1. ^ "Adam and Evil (1927) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved November 4, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Adam and Evil". AFI. Retrieved November 4, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Adam and Evil at
  4. ^ The Brooklyn Standard Union, September 4, 1927
  5. ^ The Library of Congress / FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Adam and Evil
  6. ^ Adam and Evil at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: Lost MGM films for - 1927 Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine

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