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A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.

  1. Alan Crosland


  2. Abbé Prévost


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Barrymore

    John Barrymore

    Chevalier Fabien des Grieux

  2. Dolores Costello

    Dolores Costello

    Manon Lescaut

  3. Warner Oland

    Warner Oland

    André Lescaut

  4. Sam De Grasse

    Sam De Grasse

    Comte Guillot de Morfontaine

  5. Holmes Herbert

    Holmes Herbert

    Jean Tiberge

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When a Man Loves
When a Man Loves


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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 3, 1927


  • August 21, 1927


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget -

Revenue -



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