Midnight Molly

Midnight Molly is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Lloyd Ingraham and starring Evelyn Brent in a dual role.[1] A print of the film exists in the BFI National Archive.[2]

Midnight Molly
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Directed byLloyd Ingraham
Written byFred Myton
StarringEvelyn Brent
CinematographySilvano Balboni
Gothic Pictures
Distributed byFilm Booking Offices of America
Release date
  • January 11, 1925 (1925-01-11)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


As described in a review in a film magazine,[3] Midnight Molly (Brent), female their, surprised by detectives as she is stealing a painting, escapes but is rundown by an automobile and is taken to the hospital. Margaret (Brent), wife of District Attorney John Warren (Gordon), elopes with adventurer George Calvin (Bary). John is called to he hospital and finds that Molly is the double of his wife. Hoping to avert a scandal, he takes her to his home. Molly recovers and keeps up the deception. John runs for governor. Calvin hears of this and, seeing a chance for blackmail, returns. Detective Daley is suspicious of Molly and hopes to trap her by taking her fingerprints. However, Daley's stoolpigeon squeals on his plans. Molly goes to Margaret and forces her to come to the Warren house and be fingerprinted, saving the situation. Margaret and Calvin are later killed, and John and Molly are married.



  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Midnight Molly". silentera.com. Retrieved September 7, 2011.
  2. ^ "Midnight Molly". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  3. ^ Sewell, Charles S. (February 7, 1925). "Midnight Molly; Evelyn Brent Has Dual Role in Entertaining Crook Picture, Her Newest Production for F.B.O." The Moving Picture World. New York City: Chalmers Publishing Co. 72 (6): 558, 586. Retrieved August 23, 2021.

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