The Blot (1921)

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The Professor dispenses the wisdom of the ages and does not make a living wage. The sons of the rich and powerful are students lacking any motivation. The next door neighbor of the ... See full summary »



  • Claire Windsor in The Blot (1921)
  • Claire Windsor in The Blot (1921)
  • Louis Calhern in The Blot (1921)
  • Claire Windsor in The Blot (1921)
  • Louis Calhern and Claire Windsor in The Blot (1921)
  • Margaret McWade in The Blot (1921)

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30 March 2002 | bluestylus
For an intellectual analysis of this film, see the following...
For an intellectual analysis, see Jennifer Parchesky's article "Lois Weber's The Blot: Rewriting Melodrama, Reproducing the Middle Class" in Cinema Journal 39.1 (1999) 23-53 [University of Texas Press].

Through an examination of social conditions during the 1920s, Parchesky defines the ethos, pathos & logos that Lois Weber most likely deduced in the writing and directing the film, the Blot.

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