LanguageSilent (English intertitles) Release dateDecember 11, 1921 Based onshort story "Just Around the Corner"
by Fannie Hurst WriterFannie Hurst (story), Frances Marion
Just Around the Corner is an extant 1921 American silent drama film produced by William Randolph Hearst's Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Paramount Pictures. The film is based on a short story, Just Around the Corner, by Fannie Hurst and was directed by Frances Marion, a prolific Hollywood scenarist. Director Frances Marion is the star in this rare directorial turnout from her.
The cast are competent silent actors but no big names. Sigrid Holmquist came from Sweden but was no Garbo and Fred Thomson had married Marion in 1919, and later became a big cowboy star. Marion directed one other picture, her friend Mary Pickford's better-known The Love Light (1921).
Margaret Seddon - Ma Birdsong
Lewis Sargent - Jimmie Birdsong
Sigrid Holmquist - Essie Birdsong
Edward Phillips - Joe Ullman
Fred Thomson - The Real Man
Peggy Parr - Lulu Pope
Rosa Rosanova - Mrs. Finshreiber
William Nally - Mr. Blatsky
This film exists in the collection of the Library of Congress.