The Notorious Lady
Notorious Lady poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byKing Baggot
Written byJane Murfin
Based onThe River
by Patrick Hastings
Produced bySam E. Rork
StarringBarbara Bedford
Lewis Stone
CinematographyTony Gaudio
Edited byDoris Farrington
Frank Lawrence
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • March 27, 1927 (1927-03-27)
Running time
7 reels; 6,040 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Notorious Lady is a surviving 1927 American silent drama film produced by Sam E. Rork and distributed by First National Pictures. It was directed by veteran director King Baggot and starred Barbara Bedford and Lewis Stone.

The film was based on the 1925 play The River by British writer Patrick Hastings. Producer Rork's daughter, Ann Rork, has a leading role in the film.



The film is preserved at the Library of Congress[1] and is available on home video and DVD.[2][3]


  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Notorious Lady
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Notorious Lady at