Miss Lulu Bett Overview:

Miss Lulu Bett (1921) was a Comedy - Drama Film produced by Adolph Zukor.

Miss Lulu Bett was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2001.

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Silent Movie Trivia #11: Miss Lulu Bett (1921)

By Fritzi Kramer on Nov 29, 2014 From Movies Silently

By Fritzi Kramer on November 29, 2014 in Blog, Silent Movie Trivia Click to view in lightbox. Now we are going to have some trivia from one of my favorite silent sleepers. Miss Lulu Bett is a powerful little drama about gender, women’s liberation and the changes in society that rocked the twen... Read full article

Fun Size Review: Miss Lulu Bett (1921)

By Movies, Silently on Apr 21, 2013 From Movies Silently

Spinster Lois Wilson is penniless and practically enslaved by her family. She jumps at a chance to get married but must leave when she learns her husband may have another wife. (Oops) Returning home to slander and scorn, Wilson must depend on her inner strength to escape. She even gains the courage ... Read full article

Miss Lulu Bett (1921) A Silent Film Review

By Movies, Silently on Feb 1, 2013 From Movies Silently

Lulu is a poor relation, sentenced to a lifetime of drudgery for the crime of spinsterhood. She jumps into a loveless marriage in order to escape her plight. It should have been an escape but it only makes matters worse and Lulu is forced to take matters into her own hands. The 1920s are rightly see... Read full article

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Lulu Bett: Now do your own dishes!

Mrs. Dwight Deacon: Oh, Dwightie, have I kept you waiting?
Dwight Deacon: After twenty years of being married to you, my darling, I aught to be used to waiting.

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The original Broadway production of "Miss Lulu Bett" by Zona Gale opened on December 27, 1920 at the Belmont Theater, ran for 198 performances and won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1921.
Zona Gale re-wrote her novel into a play, which was first produced by Brock Pemberton at the Belmont Theater, New York. The premier took place on 27 December, 1921. The following cast was featured: Carroll McComas as Lulu Bett, William Holden as Dwight Deacon, Catherine Doucet as Ina Deacon (billed as Catherine Calhoun Doucet), Jack Lionel Bohn as Bobby Larkin (billed as Jack Bohn), Willard Robertson as Neil Cornish, Louise Closser Hale as Miss Bett (misspelled as Louis Closser Hale), and Brigham Royce as Ninian Deacon, plus Lois Shore as Manona Deacon and Beth Varden as Diana Deacon.
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National Film Registry

Miss Lulu Bett

Released 1921
Inducted 2001

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Also produced by Adolph Zukor

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Also released in 1921

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