Vintage original 11 x 14 in. US lobby card from the silent film society drama, WHAT FOOLS MEN ARE, released in 1922 by American Releasing Corp. and directed by George Terwilliger.This "flappers vs. Society" card features an interior shot in the home of wealthy Bartley Claybourne as handsome young Ralph Demarest (Joseph Striker) meets Peggy Kendricks (Faire Binney), a flapper who is trying to steal the rich man from his wife. It is unrestored in fine+ condition and does not lie completely flat.
*"What Fools Men Are is a 1922 American silent comedy drama film directed by George Terwilliger and starring Faire Binney, Lucy Fox, and Huntley Gordon. It is based upon the play The Flapper by Eugene Walter.
As described in a film magazine review, Peggy Kendricks, the gayest and most daring of society flappers, allows her brother-in-law Bartley Claybourne to secretly pay for her beautiful clothes. Her sister Kate finds discovers the truth and declares that she will name Peggy co-respondent in her divorce proceedings. She goes to Reno under the understanding that Bartley will eventually marry Peggy. However, Peggy has no such notion and suddenly marries Ralph Demarest, a young man whose father Horace detests flappers. Horace offers her money to separate from his son which, true to her form, she accepts. She then uses the money and, in the end, wins the love and respect of her former victims."
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