Dulcy (1923 film)

Dulcy is a 1923 American silent comedy film directed by Sidney A. Franklin and starring Constance Talmadge. The film was adapted from the Broadway production of the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. The play opened in New York in August 1921 and ran for 241 performances.[1]

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Directed bySidney A. Franklin
Written byJohn Emerson
Anita Loos
C. Gardner Sullivan
Based onDulcy
by Marc Connelly and George S. Kaufman
StarringConstance Talmadge
John Harron
CinematographyNorbert Brodine
Constance Talmadge Film Company
Distributed byAssociated First National Pictures
Release date
  • August 23, 1923 (1923-08-23) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



A sound, pre-code version called Not So Dumb was made in 1930 starring Marion Davies, directed by King Vidor, and produced for Cosmopolitan Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Another version of Dulcy was made in 1940 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It stars Ann Sothern in the title role, and was directed by S. Sylvan Simon.


With no prints of Dulcy located in any film archives,[2] it is a lost film.


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