The Nest

The Nest is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by William Nigh starring Pauline Frederick and Holmes Herbert. The screenplay by Charles E. Whittaker is based on the play Les noces d'argent by Paul Géraldy.


A mother discovers her daughter Susan is marrying an insufferable social-climber. Already horrified by the idea, she also finds out her son Martin has gone into a life of crime. She decides to head to Paris to forget about her domestic troubles. She marries Richard Elliot, the executor of her late husband's estate.

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    director William Nigh
    genre drama
    keywords horrify id life of crime
    producer Samuel Zierler
    publisher Excellent Pictures