The Beautiful City is a 1925 American drama film directed by Kenneth Webb and starring Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Gish, and William Powell. For their mother's sake, a man takes the blame for a robbery committed by his brother and his brother's gangster boss.
|The Beautiful City|
|Directed by||Kenneth Webb|
|Written by||C. Graham Baker (screenplay and titles)|
Don Bartlett (screenplay and titles)
Violet E. Powell (adaptation)
|Story by||Edmund Goulding|
|Edited by||William Hamilton|
|Distributed by||First National Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Mordaunt Hall gave a generally unfavorable review in The New York Times, calling The Beautiful City "quite a disappointing production. ... the story would have to be greatly improved to make it entertaining." However, he did note that, "William Powell makes the villainy as impressive as possible."
- Progressive Silent Film List: The Beautiful City at silentera.com
- Mordaunt Hall (November 23, 1925). "The Screen". The New York Times.
- Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: The Beautiful City
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