A City Sparrow

A City Sparrow

A City Sparrow is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by Sam Wood and written by Kate Jordan and Clara Genevieve Kennedy. The film stars Ethel Clayton, Walter Hiers, Clyde Fillmore, Lillian Leighton, William Boyd, and Rose Cade. The film was released on October 17, 1920, by Paramount Pictures.


As summarized in a film magazine, Milly West (Ethel Clayton), a cabaret dancer becomes injured, and after a surgeon says she cannot become a mother, she gives up on love. Tim (Walter Hiers) loves her and after she rejects him, writes his mother in the country that he has killed himself. David (Clyde Fillmore), a man from the country, takes her there to recover and later wins her over.

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    director Sam Wood
    genre drama
    keywords cabaret dancer injured kill
    producer Jesse L. Lasky
    productionCompany Famous Players–Lasky Corporation
    publisher Paramount Pictures