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Male and Female (1919) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille.

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Watch It & Review It: Male and Female (1919)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Nov 30, 2012 From Pretty Clever Films

Cecile B. DeMille’s Male and Female was released on November 30, 1919, and this one is a beauty people! You’ve got sexual tension between aristocrats and common folk, you’ve got shipwrecks, and you’ve got savage jungle survival! There’s thrills and chills! And thereR... Read full article

MALE AND FEMALE (1919) Gloria Swanson

By Silentfilmfanatic on Nov 9, 2009 From Noir and Chick Flicks

One of the greatest hits Gloria Swanson had under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille was "Male and Female" (1919). A satire on the British class system, "Male and Female" is based on James Barrie's play, "The Admirable Crichton." In this film, Thomas Meighan plays William Crichton, a very proper butl... Read full article

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The leopard, which Thomas Meighan is carrying in the movie, was actually a real, living leopard. It had killed a man in a nearby zoo, and was to be put to sleep, but De Mille refused to have it killed. They then drugged the Leopard with chloroform, and let the actor act out a scene, carrying the leopard on his shoulder.
At the premiere of this film, Gloria Swanson once said she heard somebody ask of the lions "I wonder which one is stuffed." According to Swanson, all the lions were real, and very dangerous.
Based (but altered considerably) on James Barrie's play, "The Admirable Crichton." The play originally opened in London on 4 November 1902.
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