The Night of Love

The Night of Love

Film poster
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn
Written by Lenore J. Coffee (screenplay)
Edwin Justus Mayer (intertitles)
Starring Ronald Colman
Vilma Bánky
Cinematography George Barnes
Thomas E. Brannigan
Edited by Grant Whytock
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
  • January 22, 1927 (1927-01-22)
Running time
89 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Night of Love is a 1927 drama film, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, released by United Artists, and starring Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, and Montagu Love. The screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee is based on the play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca.



The film was banned in 1927 by Eric W. Hamilton, a Hong Kong censor, who stated that "The subject matter is absolutely immoral and the depiction in many cases is indecent."[1]


  1. E. W. Hamilton, Hong Kong Censor to H. W. Ray, Managing Director, Hongkong Amusements, November 8th, 1927, in US National Archives, Record Group 84 Hong Kong Correspondence, Vol. 388, 840.6

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