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Gentle Julia (1923 film)

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Directed by  Rowland V. Lee
Starring  Bessie Love
Initial release  24 December 1923
Story by  Booth Tarkington
Adapted from  Gentle Julia
Produced by  William Fox
Cinematography  G.O. Post
Director  Rowland V. Lee
Producer  William Fox
Gentle Julia (1923 film)

Written by  Donald W. Lee (adaptation, screenplay)
Based on  Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
Cast  Bessie Love, Harold Goodwin, Frank Elliott
Similar  Derelict, A Dangerous Woman, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Ruling Voice, Barbed Wire

Gentle Julia is a 1923 silent romantic drama film produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation. Directed by Rowland V. Lee, the film starred Bessie Love. It is based on a novel, Gentle Julia, by Booth Tarkington. It is considered a lost film.



Julia (Bessie Love) is a "small-town heartbreaker" who falls for an older man (Charles K. French). When he takes her back to his home in Chicago, she finds out he is married. She leaves him, returning to neighbor Noble Dill (Harold Goodwin).


  • Bessie Love as Julia
  • Harold Goodwin as Noble Dill
  • Frank Elliott as Randolph Crum
  • Charles K. French as John Atwater
  • Clyde Benson as George Atwater
  • Harry Dunkinson as Uncle Joe Atwater
  • Jack Rollens as Newland Sanders
  • Frances Miller (billed as Frances Grant) as Mrs. Joe Atwater
  • William Irving as George Plum
  • Agnes Aker as Mrs. George Atwater
  • William Berke (billied as William Lester) as Herbert Atwater
  • Gypsy Norman as Mrs. Herbert Atwater
  • Mary Arthur as Florence Atwater
  • Richard Billings as Herbert Atwater Jr
  • Leslie Fenton (unbilled)
  • References

    Gentle Julia (1923 film) Wikipedia