Male and Female

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Male and Female ★★★★ 1919

A group of British aristocrats is shipwrecked on an island and must allow their efficient butler (Meighan) to take command for their survival. Swanson is the spoiled rich girl who falls for her social inferior. Their rescue provides a return to the rigid British class system. Based on the play “The Admirable Crichton” by James M. Barrie. 110m/B VHS, DVD . Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan, Lila Lee, Raymond Hatton, Bebe Daniels; D: Cecil B. DeMille; W: Jeanie Macpherson; C: Alvin Wyckoff.