Soul Mates

Soul Mates is a surviving 1925 American silent drama film directed by Jack Conway, based on the 1911 novel The Reason Why by Elinor Glyn. The movie was the second successful collaboration between Glyn and Conway.


Velma is a good little rich girl whose indomitable uncle orders her to wed Lord Tancred, a man she has never met. The same day, she becomes infatuated by a man she meets on the street, not knowing that it is Lord Tancred. When she finds out about his true identity, she becomes convinced he wants to marry her for monetary reasons. She feels betrayed and refuses to speak to him, until she makes an unusual discovery.

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    director Jack Conway
    editor James C. McKay
    genre drama
    keywords betray rich girl true identity
    publisher Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer