The Enemy

The Enemy is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by Fred Niblo and starring Lillian Gish, Ralph Forbes and Ralph Emerson. Actor Joel McCrea made an early appearance as an extra.


Newlywed Carl goes to war where he endures major suffering. Back home, wife Pauli starves, becomes a prostitute to survive, and their baby dies.

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    contentLocation Austria
    director Fred Niblo
    editor Margaret Booth
    genre drama
    keywords newlywed prostitute prostitution in the united states suffer
    productionCompany Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    publisher Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    theme war