Madame Behave

Madame Behave is a 1925 American silent comedy film directed by Scott Sidney starring cross-dressing actor Julian Eltinge. The film is based on a play by Jean Arlette and was produced by Al Christie with distribution through Producers Distributing Corporation (or PDC). This film is a survivor with an incomplete print residing with the Library of Congress.[1][2][3]

Madame Behave
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Directed byScott Sidney
Produced byAl Christie
Written byF. McGrew Willis (scenario)
Based onMadame Lucy
by Jean Arlette
StarringJulian Eltinge
Ann Pennington
CinematographyGus Peterson
Alec Phillips
Distributed byProducers Distributing Corporation (PDC)
Release date
  • November 21, 1925 (1925-11-21)
  • December 6, 1925 (1925-12-06)
Running time
6 reels (5,417 feet)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Madame Behave at
  2. ^ The Library of Congress Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Madame Behave
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 109, c.1978 by the American Film Institute

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