The Fool (1925)

Assistant rector in a fashionable church, Daniel Gilchrist preaches a sermon in which he exhorts his congregation to emulate the life of Christ by giving up worldly possessions in order to ... See full summary »

Director:

Harry F. Millarde

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edmund Lowe ... Daniel Gilchirst
Raymond Bloomer Raymond Bloomer ... Jerry
Henry Sedley Henry Sedley ... Stedman
Paul Panzer ... Umanski
A.J. Herbert A.J. Herbert ... Hennig
Downing Clarke Downing Clarke ... Rev. Everett Wadham
George Lessey ... Goodkind
Blanche Craig Blanche Craig ... Mrs. Henry Gilliam
Fred C. Jones Fred C. Jones ... Poor Man
Rose Blossom Rose Blossom ... Dilly Gilliam
Anne Dale Anne Dale ... Mary Margaret
Helena D'Algy ... Mrs. Thornbury
Mary Thurman ... Pearl
Lucille Lee Stewart Lucille Lee Stewart ... Society Lady
Brenda Bond Brenda Bond ... Clare
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Assistant rector in a fashionable church, Daniel Gilchrist preaches a sermon in which he exhorts his congregation to emulate the life of Christ by giving up worldly possessions in order to find spiritual happiness. Because of this radical point of view, Gilchrist is dismissed from his post and deserted by his fiancée, Clare, who soon marries Jerry Goodkind, the son of a millionaire. Daniel starts a mission, and there Clare, who has been badly hurt by the open and callous infidelity of her husband, comes to do volunteer work. Jerry accuses Clare of infidelity, and she comes to Daniel to seek solace; Daniel then bids her return to her husband and find solace through service to Christ. A distraught miner, Henning, who believes that Daniel seduced his wife, incites a mob to burn the mission; Daniel is beaten by the mob, whose fury abates only when Pearl, Hennig's wife, confesses that the man who seduced her was Jerry Goodkind. A small child, crippled since birth, sees Daniel lying on the ... Written by Pamela Short

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"The Picture that succeeded in spite of the Devil" See more »

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1925 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Divina Loucura See more »

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Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The Fool ( 1925 ) is a lost silent film. See more »

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