Under the Lash (1921)

Under the Lash is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gloria Swanson. The film is based on the play The Shulamite, by Claude Askew and Edward Knoblock, and ... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Wood

Writers:

Alice Askew (novel), Claude Askew (novel) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Gloria Swanson ... Deborah Krillet
Mahlon Hamilton ... Robert Waring
Russell Simpson ... Simeon Krillet
Lillian Leighton ... Tant Anna Vanderberg
Lincoln Stedman Lincoln Stedman ... Jan Vanderberg
Thena Jasper Thena Jasper ... Memke
Clarence Ford Clarence Ford ... Black boy
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Under the Lash is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gloria Swanson. The film is based on the play The Shulamite, by Claude Askew and Edward Knoblock, and the novel of the same name by Alice and Claude Askew. The film is lost with no copies of it existing in any archives.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1921 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bajo el látigo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The film's anti South African themes acted as a catalyst for introducing film censorship into South Africa. See more »

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