When A Man Loves (1927) - Rotten Tomatoes

When A Man Loves (1927)





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In this adaptation of the classic novel and opera Manon Lescaut, the luckless Manon is sold into a life of prostitution by her no-good brother. Servicing only the wealthiest and most influential men in Paris, Manon decides to chuck it all when she falls in love with the dashing Chevalier.


John Barrymore
as Chevalier Fabien des Grieux
Dolores Costello
as Manon Lescaut
Warner Oland
as Andre Lescaut
Sam De Grasse
as Comte Guillot de Morfontaine
Holmes Herbert
as Jean Tiberge
Stuart Holmes
as Louis XV
Bertram Grassby
as Le Duc de Richelieu
Tom Santschi
as Captain of the Convict Boat
Myrna Loy
as Convict Behind Manon (uncredited)
Noble Johnson
as An Apache
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After writing flagrantly destructive criticism for years, I can at last step forth and say, positively, just why it is that most movies fail: it is because so few of them have Dolores Costello in the cast.

October 5, 2021 | Full Review…

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