The Masked Bride

The Masked Bride
Directed by Christy Cabanne
Josef von Sternberg (uncredited)
Produced by Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Written by Carey Wilson (scenario)
Story by Leon Abrams
Starring Mae Murray
Francis X. Bushman
Basil Rathbone
Cinematography Oliver Marsh
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
  • December 13, 1925 (1925-12-13)
Running time
60 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Masked Bride is a 1925 American silent romantic drama film, directed by Christy Cabanne and starring Mae Murray, Francis X. Bushman and Basil Rathbone.[1]


Apache dancer Gaby (Mae Murray) defies the Prefect of Police (Roy D'Arcy) after accosting millionaire Grover (Francis X. Bushman). The underlying truth is that Gaby was driven to theft of rich men by her partner Antoine (Basil Rathbone).

Lobby card


Production notes

Josef von Sternberg was originally hired to direct the film. After two weeks of filming, he became frustrated with Mae Murray's behavior on the set and ordered the cameramen to film the rafters. He eventually walked out on the picture and was replaced by Christy Cabanne.[2][3]


  1. The Masked Bride at
  2. Koszarski, Richard (1984). Great American Film Directors: In Photographs. Courier Dover Publications. p. 30. ISBN 0-486-24752-X.
  3. Ankerich, Michael G. (2012). Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips. University Press of Kentucky. p. 332. ISBN 0-813-14038-2.

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