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lulu  This page presents an annotated, worldwide bibliography of reviews, articles and other published material related to the 1925 film The Street of Forgotten Men. This American film includes Louise Brooks in the role of an unnamed moll (a gangster's girlfriend). Around the world, this film was exhibited or written about under other titles including O mendigo elegante (Brazil); La calle del olvido (Chile); Ulice zapomenutých mužu (Czechoslovakia); Le roi des mendiants (France); La rue des hommes perdus (France); Die Strake des Grauens (Germany); La calle del olvido (Mexico); and La calle del olvido (Spain).

This page is a work in progress. The intention of this bibliography is to be as comprehensive as possible; most citations represent a substantial review or article. Shorter, capsule reviews - usually a paragraph or two in length - are so noted. Entries are arranged chronologically. Critical commentary regarding Brooks, or the film as a whole (excerpted from the material cited), are offered as annotations. Some citations are linked to the material cited. (Some links reside on the Louise Brooks Society website, while others exist elsewhere on the internet.) An * indicates that a copy of this citation is held in the archives of the LBS. If you know of additional citations, or can provide further information on the entries noted on this page, please contact the Louise Brooks Society via . If you would like to help find vintage newspaper reviews, please follow this link. This bibliography has been compiled by Thomas Gladysz, and was last updated in March 2007.

The Street of Forgotten Men
released August 24, 1925

anonymous. "From a Camera Platform In the Astoria Studio." New York Times, May 3, 1925. (United States) *
--- article about the making of the film in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Film Shorts." Billboard, May 9, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief write-up in film column

Herzog, Dorothy. "Miracle of Love Lures." Daily Mirror, May 12, 1925. (United States) *
--- related article in New York Vity newspaper

anonymous. "Herbert Brenon Had the Best of Advice." May 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- unidentified newspaper article about the making of the film

anonymous. "Film Monte Carlo Casino." New York Times, May 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- partial article about the making of the film in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Herbert Brenon Champions Realism and Encounters Percy Marmont's Fist." 1925. (United States) *
--- unidentified newspaper article subtitled "Director's Ideas Regarding Screen Fights Are Slightly Jarred, but His Principles Weather the Storm."

"Cripples Fresh Every Hour." Movie Weekly, June 27, 1925. (United States) *
--- one page of captioned scenes

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Film Progress, midsummer 1925. (United States) *
--- capsule review in film journal

anonymous. "Movies in Manhattan." Brooklyn Daily Times, July 19, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Theater, Musik & Kunst." New Yorker Volkszeitung, July 19, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief write-up in German-language, New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Rivoli-Theater." Sonntagsblatt Staats-Zeitung und Herold, July 19, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief write-up in German-language, New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Old Bowery Days Pictured at Rivoli." New York American, July 20, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Almost as fascinating as its setting, partly because of its setting. But some credit must go to the cast, the director and the story." - review in New York City newspaper

Day, Dorothy. "Herbert Brenon Contributes Absorbing Film at Rivoli." Morning Telegraph, July 20, 1925. (United States) *
--- "An absorbing story, done by a cast of people who really know how to act and directed in a skillful manner by Herbert Brenon." - review in New York City newspaper (review repeated in July 26th edition)

Moviegoer, The. "Picture Plays and Players." New York Sun, July 20, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The acting is exceptional." - review in New York City newspaper

R., W. "The New Films." The World, July 20, 1925. (United States) *
--- "We could not summon any fierce enthusiasm over this melancholy matter. It does not bother much with the subtleties of sorrow nor cry its heart out quietly. It sighs for sympathy in bulk." - review in New York City newspaper

Underhill, Harriette. "On the Screen." New York Herald Tribune, July 20, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Everyone in the cast gave an excellent performance." - review in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "More of the Bowery's Chicanery Comes to Light." New York Post, July 21, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Unreeling the Films." New York Telegram, July 21, 1925. (United States) *
--- author may be Katherine Zimmerman; "The result is an excellent motion picture on exhibition at the Rivoli. It has humanity, sentiments, drama, atmosphere and love. And it has Percy Marmont in the best bit of acting he has done yet." - review in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "The Bowery and Afterward." New York Times, July 21, 1925. (United States) *
--- "This picture just misses being a notable one." - review in New York City newspaper

Herzog, Dorothy. "Remarkable Photoplay." Daily Mirror, July 21, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Every now and then, a picture comes to the silver sheet. Such a picture plays the Rivoli this week." - review in New York City newspaper

Spain, Mildred. "Marmont Wears High Hat and Tin Cup in Rivoli Film." Daily News, July 21, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The Street of Forgotten Men dips into the dark pools of life. It shows you the beggars of life - apologies to Jim Tully - and in showing them it shows them up." - review in New York City newspaper

Miles, Connie. "Reel Reviews." New York Evening World, July 21, 1925. (United States) *
--- "A gripping story of the sordid side of life up to Broadway's Forties . . . one of those too rare offerings that have everything to be desired in a film production." - review in New York City newspaper

Fred. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Variety, July 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- ". . . won't stand the crowds on their heads, but it will do to play in the bigger houses as well as the smaller ones."

anonymous. "Bowery Yarn on Rivoli Screen." New York Evening Journal, July 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- "There are some excellent scenes of the Bowery of two decades ago in this production, and in general the settings are good." - review in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "East Liberty Cameraphone." Jewish Criterion, July 24, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania publication

anonymous. "Street of Forgotten Men at Poli's Vaudeville." Bridgeport Telegram, July 25, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Bridgeport, Connecticut newspaper

Burney, Donald. "The Street of Forgotten Men Has Story Quality and It Is Splendidly Produced." Review, July 25, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in New York City newspaper

Harrison, P. S. "The Street of Forgotten Men - with Percy Marmount, Mary Brian and Neil Hamilton." Harrison's Reports, July 25, 1925. (United States) *
--- "It is probable that the picture will satisfy over-sentimental people, but it is doubtful if it will appeal to the cultured classes." - brief review in trade publication

anonymous. "Reputation Is Made In Three Pictures." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, July 26, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvannia newspaper

Marsh, W. Ward. "Street of Forgotten Men." Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 27, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Cleveland, Ohio newspaper

author unknown. Chicago American, July 28, 1925. (United States)
--- "The picture without being in any ways notable is fairly good entertainment." - review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

anonymous. "Current Programs in Photoplay Theaters." Pittsburgh Chronicle Telegraph, July 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- two articles (regarding Aldine and Cameraphone theater screenings) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "In The Pittsburgh Theaters." Pittsburgh Post, July 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters Last Night." Pittsburgh Press, July 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- short review in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania newspaper

Harris, Genevieve. Chicago Evening Post, July 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- "It is an entertaining picture to watch and is sufficiently out of the ordinary to be very interesting." - review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Nangle, Roberta. "You'll Like This Tale of Bowery Underworld." Chicago Tribune, July 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- "It is a startling tale of Bowery life, of the soiled, tawdry ladies and broken men of the underworld. . . . Direction and photography are splendid, making the movie decidedly worth seeing." - review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Wood, Polly. "Percy Marmont Plays Role of Good-Bad Beggar in Film." Chicago Herald, July 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- "And it is expertly good entertainment, to say nothing of educational, save for the final ten minutes of the story." - review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

Stinson, Eugene. "Percy Marmont Is Begging on Street of Forgotten Men." Chicago Daily Journal, July 29, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

anonymous. "Musical Comedy, Drama and Motion Pictures." Musical Courier, July 30, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief review of New York City screening and accompanying stage attraction

anonymous. "Pre-release Reviews of Features." Motion Picture News, August 1, 1925. (United States) *
--- " . . . the support is all that could be desired." - review in trade journal - review in trade journal

S., T. "Moving Pictures." New Yorker, August 1, 1925. (United States) *
--- capsule review

Sewell, C. S. "Paramount Offers Very Out-of-the-Ordinary Story of the Underworld That Should Please Majority." Moving Picture World, August 1, 1925. (United States) *
--- "This story is decidely impressive, out-of-the-ordinary and interesting and we believe that it will be quite generally liked." - review in trade journal

anonymous. "The Low Down on the Picture." Motion Pictures Today, August 1, 1925. (United States)
--- review in trade journal

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Film Daily, August 2, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Percy Marmont as a fake cripple beggar adds a choice one to the select list of outstanding character-creations of the screen." - capsule review in trade publication

anonymous. "Picture at Colonial Has Unsual Appeal." Dayton Journal, August 2, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Dayton, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Underworld Story In Film At Stanton." Philadelphia Inquirer, August 4, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "New Films Shown on Local Screens." Philadelphia Public Ledger, August 4, 1925. (United States) *
--- "It is really a better picture." - review in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania newspaper

anonymous. "Drama of Underworld of Stirring Quality." Philadelphia Record, August 4, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Exhibitor's Trade Review, August 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The support is excellent." - review in trade journal

anonymous. "Quick Stuff on Pictures for Busy Showman." Motion Pictures Today, August 8, 1925. (United States)
--- capsule review in trade journal

anonymous. "Story of N.Y. Fakers Shown." San Francisco Chronicle, August 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in San Francisco, California newspaper

anonymous. "The Majestic." Tulsa Daily World, August 9, 1925. (United States) *
--- short article in Tulsa, Oklahoma newspaper

anonymous. "Lyceum." Duluth Herald, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Duluth, Minnesota newspaper

anonymous. "Theaters." Duluth News Tribune, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Duluth, Minnesota newspaper

anonymous. "Theaters." « Free Press, August 10, 1925. (Canada) *
--- brief write-up in Manitoba, Winnipeg newspaper

author unknown. San Francisco Examiner, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Marmont can make any picture pleasing, and does well in this unaccustomed role." - review in San Francisco, California newspaper

Burrows, Dudley. "Granada's New Feature Tops Unholy Three." San Francisco Call and Post, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Perhaps it is because The Street of Forgotten Men is more legitimately dramatic, and less frankly melodramatic than The Unholy Three." - review in San Francisco, California newspaper

Evans, Dorothy. "Senator Offers Clever Picture." Sacramento Union, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The theme goes deeper than the average motion picture." - review in Sacramento, California newspaper

Gillaspey, A. F. "Marmont Gives Wonderful Performances in Granada Film." San Francisco Bulletin, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- "For fine dramatic detail, for unusualness, for giving us a glimpse into a world we never see and into the other sides of characters we simply pass in pity on the streets, The Street of Forgotten Men is a photoplay revelation." - review in San Francisco, California newspaper

Swint, Curran D. "Special Programs at California, Granada and Warfield." San Francisco News, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Here we have an underworld drama, stark and naked in its picturing of the beggars and fakers who prey on the public in the name of charity and the particular events figuring in the lives of two of them." - review in San Francisco, California newspaper

Warren, George C. "Best Available Films Offered Screen Fans - Greater Movie Season." San Francisco Chronicle, August 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The Street of Forgotten Men, to which Herbert Brenon has lent the magic of his skill at direction, his ability to poeticize even the most sordid theme." - review in San Francisco, California newspaper

Jungmeyer, Jack. "Story About Beggars Has Dramatic Moments." Daily News, August 14, 1925. (United States) *
--- syndicated article in Frederick, Maryland newspaper

anonymous. "Brenon Always Strikes for Realism." Washington Times, August 15, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Washington D.C. newspaper

Carroll, Carroll. "The Reel Stuff." Judge, August 15, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The Street of Forgotten Men is to a certain extent a de-hokumized Miracle Man." - critical notice included in round-up of new releases

Service, T. O. "Service Talks." Exhibitor's Herald, August 15, 1925. (United States) *
--- two reports on the film

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men At the Howard." Atlanta Constitution, August 16, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Atlanta, Georgia newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Wichita Eagle, August 16, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Wichita, Kansas newspaper

anonymous. "Street of Forgotten Men Decided Hit at Capitol; Manuel Scores on Stage." Davenport Democrat And Leader, August 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Davenport, Iowa newspaper

anonymous. "Offerings at Local Theaters." Washington Post, August 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The story told by this picture is one of the most amazing ever unfolded. It is the kind of story that haunts you long afterward." - review in Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "Palace - The Street of Forgotten Men." Washington Star, August 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Percy Marmont, as a bogus crippled beggar . . . has a role that is more closely akin to his great interpretation of Mark Sabre in If Winter Comes than any since the Hutchinson novel was put upon the screen. All of which means that this artist again has an excellent role for the display of his rare genius." - review in Washington D.C. newspaper

author unknown. Washington Herald, August 17?, 1925. (United States)
--- review in Washington D.C. newspaper

R., J. "Palace - Forgotten Men." Washington Times, August 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- " . . . this rather obvious story becomes close to being a classic of its kind." - review in Washington D.C. newspaper

Collier, Bert. "Amusements." Atlanta Georgian, August 18, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Atlanta, Georgia newspaper

anonymous. "Rivoli." Patterson Morning Call, August 19, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Patterson, New Jersey newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Exhibitor's Herald, August 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- capsule notice

anonymous. "Movies." Sausalito News, August 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Sausalito, California newspaper

anonymous. "Pictures Playing Atlanta This Week." Weekly Film Review, August 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Paramount has given us another Miracle Man in this story of powerful heart appeal and drama." - review in trade journal

Talley, Alma. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Movie Weekly, August 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- " . . . a film of real artistic merit, but it is sordid." - short review

anonymous. "Percy Marmount's Newest Movie Slated At Rialto." Charleston Daily Mail, August 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

anonymous. "Gotham's Bowery of Year's Ago." Charleston Gazette, August 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

Jungmeyer, Jack. "Here's a Movie With Dramatic Theme." Charleston Daily Mail, August 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- syndicated article in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

anonymous. "Strand." Minneapolis Journal, August 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Minneapolis, Minnesota newspaper

anonymous. "Film Recalls Old Life in Bowery." San Antonio Light, August 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "New Story of Underworld Is Filmed." San Antonio Light, August 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Strand." Minneapolis Morning Tribune, August 24, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Minneapolis, Minnesota newspaper

anonymous. "At the Movies This Week." San Antonio Express, August 24, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

Taafe, Agnes. "Strand." Minneapolis Daily Star, August 24, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Minneapolis, Minnesota newspaper

anonymous. "Loew's Downtown." Toronto Globe, August 24, 1925. (Canada) *
--- brief article in Toronto, Ontario newspaper

anonymous. "Vaudeville Well Balanced With Bizarre Bowery Film." Toronto Star, August 25, 1925. (Canada) *
--- review in Toronto, Canada newspaper

C., S. L. "Metropolitan Has Notable Picture." Baltimore Daily Post, August 26, 1925. (United States) *
--- short review in Baltimore, Maryland newspaper

Gallery God. "Percy Marmont is Rialto Film Star." Charleston Daily Mail, August 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Charleston, West Virginia newspaper

anonymous. "Underworld Movie Version at Queen." Galveston Daily News, August 30, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Galveston, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Found Begging Profitable." Louisville Post, August 29, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Louisville, Kentucky newspaper

anonymous. "Phoney Cripple Reveals Tricks of 'Profession'." Los Angeles Evening Express, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Marmont Metropolitan Star." Los Angeles Times, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- "And there was a little rowdy, obviously attached to the 'blind' man, who did some vital work during her few short scenes. She was not listed." - review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Deceitful methods of pan-handling exposed in film." Louisville Courier-Journal, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- short related article in Louisville, Kentucky newspaper

anonymous. "New Twist Given Bowery Story In California Film." Santa Barbara Daily News, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Santa Barbara, California newspaper

author unknown. Los Angeles Herald, August 31?, 1925. (United States)
--- " . . . it will go down as one of those rare films, beloved of the true blue fan, that contain such a wealth of choice parts as to make of nearly every player an outstanding artist." - review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Boyd, Leonard. "Old Bowery Seen at Metropolitan." Los Angeles Examiner, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Herbert Brenon has striven for realism but not morbidness. His interpretation throughout is sincere even to avoiding a sugar-coated ending." - review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

B., N. H. "Grand." Ohio State Journal, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Columbus, Ohio newspaper

O., F. P. "James." Columbus Citizen, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Columbus, Ohio newspaper

Starr, Jimmy. "Marmont Wins Honors in Well Directed Play." Los Angeles Record, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- "You will like and enjoy the production." - review in Los Angeles, California newspaper

Z., L. W. "Marmont and Good Harmony." Columbus Dispatch, August 31, 1925. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Columbus, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Shows of the Week in City Theatres." Providence Journal, September 1, 1925. (United States) *
--- short review in Providence, Rhode Island newspaper

anonymous. "Films." Santa Barbara Morning Press, September 1, 1925. (United States) *
--- " . . . a feature attraction that opened to a packed house." - review in Santa Barbara, California newspaper

author unknown. Cleveland News, September 1?, 1925. (United States)
--- Cleveland, Ohio newspaper

M., W. W. Cleveland Plain-Dealer, September 1?, 1925. (United States)
--- "Here is quality melodrama approximating the worth of The Miracle Man, and of somewhat the same theme." - review in Cleveland, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Film Barroom Brawl Beats Chinese Riots." Los Angeles Times, September 2, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Los Angeles, California newspaper

anonymous. "Human Interest Film." Lima News, September 4, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Lima, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Loews." Buffalo News, September 5, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Buffalo, New York newspaper

anonymous. "American's Picture Has Unsual Plot." Oakland Post-Enquirer, September 5, 1925. (United States) *
--- short article in Oakland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Underworld Story Tops Screen Bill at Loew's State." Buffalo Courier, September 6, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Buffalo, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Street of Forgotten Men at Rialto." Des Moines Register, September 6, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Des Moines, Iowa newspaper

anonymous. "The Theaters." Hamilton Evening Journal, September 6, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Hamilton, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Palace." Hartford Times, September 6, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Hartford, Connecticut newspaper

anonymous. "Photoplay Reviews." Democrat & Chronicle, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Rochester, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Rialto." Tacoma News Tribune, September 6, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Tacoma, Washington newspaper

anonymous. "Percy Marmount Is Great in Street of Forgotten Men, at Lincoln Theatre." Glendale Daily Press, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Glendale, California newspaper

anonymous. "Palace." Hartford Courant, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Hartford, Connecticut newspaper

anonymous. "Regent." Rochester Herald, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Rochester, New York newspaper

Adams, Carl B. "Photoplay Reviews." Cincinnati Enquirer, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Cinncinnati, Ohio newspaper

Feldkamp, Frances V. "Movie Reviews." St. Louis Globe-Democrat, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Personally, it is depressing." - review in St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

Heffernan, Harold. "The New Movies in Review." Detroit News, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- "It is an absorbing story played by a cast of people who really know how to act and directed in a skillful manner by Herbert Brenon." - review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

Marcotte, Roy. "Reel Players." Detroit Free Press, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

Nie. "New Films." St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

Richardson, Charles J. "Crook Drama at Madison." Detroit Times, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Detroit, Michigan newspaper

Segal, Eugene. "Walnut." Cincinnati Post, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Cincinnati, Ohio newspaper

Speer, Eleano Re. "Marmont, Barthelmess Head Movie Offerings." St. Louis Times, September 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief review in St. Louis, Missouri newspaper

anonymous. "Grand Holiday Show Draws Big Crowds." Albany Evening News, September 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief review in Albany, New York newspaper

anonymous. "This Week at the Theaters." Buffalo Courier-Express, September 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief review in Buffalo, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Screen News." Rochester Times-Union, September 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Rochester, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Proctors." Times-Union, September 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief write-up in Albany, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Be Yourself is Theme of Lloyd Film." Rochester Evening Journal & Post Express, September 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Rochester, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Madison." Wisconsin State Journal, September 9, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Madison, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "At the Madison." Capital Times, September 11, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief review in Madison, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "At the Majestic Today." La Crosse Tribune And Leader-Press, September 11, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief review in La Crosse, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "Street of Forgotten Men." Logansport Pharos-Tribune, September 11, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief review in Logansport, Indiana newspaper

anonymous. "State - Forgotten Men." Trenton Times, September 11, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Trenton, New Jersey newspaper

Taylor, Alva. "Movie Reviews." Liberty, September 12, 1925. (United States) *
--- "The Street of Forgotten Men may provide you with a pleasant hour or two of screen entertainment . . . ." - review

Mark, William J. "Dog Used in The Street of Forgotten Men Not Killed." Buffalo Morning Express, September 13, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Buffalo, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Bowery Cripple Factory Industry Still Going Big." Washington Herald, September 15, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "Underworld Movie to entertain All Merchant Guests." Atlanta Journal, September 16, 1925. (United States) *
--- related article in Atlanta, Journal newspaper

anonymous. "Percy Marmont Star of Modesto's Film." Modesto News-Herald, September 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- short review in Modesto, California newspaper

H., H. S. Washington Herald, September 17, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Washington D.C. newspaper

anonymous. "Howard Picture is Unusual Picture." Atlanta Journal, September 18, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Atlanta, Journal newspaper

anonymous. "Street of Forgotten Men to be Feature at Rivoli." Van Nuys News, September 18, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Van Nuys News, California newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men Brings Drama to the Screen." Wilmington Morning News, September 18, 1925. (United States) *
--- capsule review in Wilmington, Delaware newspaper

F., F. W. "Views and Reviews." Film Mercury, September 18, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in trade journal

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men at Grand Sunday." Chronicle Telegram , September 19, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Elyria, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Cummings." Fitchburg Sentinel, September 19, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Fitchburg, Massachusetts newspaper

anonymous. "Big Picture Selection at Merrimack Square Theatre." Lowell Sun, September 19, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Lowell, Massachusetts newspaper

anonymous. "This Film Is Something Like Miracle Man." Helena Independent, September 20, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Helena, Montana newspaper

anonymous. "Amusements." Daily Kennebec Journal , September 21, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief article in Kennebec, Maine newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men at California." Berkeley Daily Gazette, September 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Berkeley, California newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theaters." Niagra Falls Gazette, September 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Niagra Falls, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Theaters." Manitoba Free Press, September 23, 1925. (Canada) *
--- review in Manitoba, Winnipeg newspaper

anonymous. "Startling Scenes in Play Showing at Paramount." Ogden Standard-Examiner, September 23, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Ogden, Utah newspaper

anonymous. "Amusements." New Orleans States, September 25, 1925. (United States) *
--- short review in New Orleans, Louisiana newspaper

anonymous. "Underworld is Theme for Film at The Liberty." San Jose Mercury Herald, September 25, 1925. (United States) *
--- " . . . there is a series of smashing scenes that reveal the genius of Herbert Brenon." - review in San Jose, California newspaper

K., K. T. "Asbestos." New Orleans Times-Picayune, September 25, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Others in the cast are thoroughly competent. Neil Hamilton is quite charming." - review in New Orleans, Louisiana newspaper

anonymous. "Au Loew's: Tne Street of Forgotten Men avec Percy Marmont et Mary Brian." La Patrie, September 26, 1925. (Canada) *
--- article in French-language Montreal, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "Percy Marmont in Best Role in Street of Forgotten Men." Oshkosh Northwestern, September 26, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Oshkosh, Wisconsin newspaper

anonymous. "At Loew's Theater." The Standard, September 26, 1925. (Canada) *
--- article in Montreal, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men is Big Feature at California Sunday." Stockton Daily Record, September 26, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Stockton, California newspaper

anonymous. "Strange Underworld Story in Film." Port Arthur News, September 27, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief article in Port Arthur, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Screen and Spotlight." Amarillo Globe, September 28, 1925. (United States) *
--- brief wrie-up in Amarillo, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Emotional Picture Drama And Good Vaudeville Bill Given At Loews." Montreal Herald, September 28, 1925. (Canada) *
--- review in Montreal, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "Good Fare at Loews." Montreal Gazette, September 29, 1925. (Canada) *
--- review in Montreal, Canada newspaper

L., G. "Les quatres souers Hamel, de Montreal, sont applaudies au Loews." La Patrie, September 29, 1925. (Canada) *
--- review in French-language Montreal, Canada newspaper

anonymous "The Reviewing Stand." Movie Magazine, October, 1925. (United States) *
--- capsule review

B., M. "The Street of Forgotten Men - Paramount." Photoplay, October, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Herbert Brenon, with the aid of a fine cast, headed by Percy Marmont, has made a gripping and entertaining picture." - capsule review

anonymous. "Reviews of the Week." Kinematograph Weekly, October 2 or 12, 1925. (England)
-- brief review in trade journal

D., E. "Bowery Film at Cabrillo." San Diego Sun, October 5, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in San Diego, California newspaper

anonymous. "At the Theatres." San Diego Union, October 6, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in San Diego, California newspaper

anonymous. "Percy Marmount Is Featured in Play." Santa Monica Evening Outlook, October 10, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Santa Monica, California newspaper

D., R. L. "Two-Feature Program Offered at the Rialto." Newark Star-Eagle, October 12, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Newark, New Jersey newspaper

B., M. "Casino Singer Needs Mariner." Spokesman Review, October 13, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Spokane, Washington newspaper

anonymous. "New York Underworld Seen." Daily Republican, October 21, 1925 (United States) *
--- article in Rushville, Indiana newspaper

anonymous. "Good Picture in Street of Forgotten Men at National." Woodland Daily Democrat, October 21, 1925 (United States) *
--- article in Woodland, California newspaper

anonymous. "Strand Offers Two Feature-Pictures and Exceptionally Pleasing Vaudeville Act as Main Attractions for Next Week." Cedar Rapids Tribune, October 23, 1925 (United States) *
--- article in Cedar Rapids Tribune, Iowa newspaper

C., H. P. "The Voice of the Movie Fan." Chicago Tribune, October 25, 1925 (United States) *
--- letter in praise of the film in Chicago, Illinois newspaper

anonymous. "You'll Like This Tale of Bowery's Underworld." Mansfield News, October 30, 1925. (United States) *
--- "Directions and photography are splendid, making the movie decidely worth seeing." - review in Mansfield, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men - Drama." Motion Picture, November, 1925. (United States) *
--- "When you have a story of the Bowery in its halcyon days of yesterday, you can depend that it will be tinted with a mellow glow." - capsule review

Film Girl. "Gripping Play at the Eckel." Syracuse Herald, November 1, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Syracuse, New York newspaper

anonymous. "New Attractions at Theaters." Post-Standard, November 2, 1925. (United States) *
--- review in Syracuse, New York newspaper

anonymous. "A Bowery Romance with Sidelights." Ukiah Republican Press, November 4, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Ukiah, Californmia newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Bioscope, November 5, 1925. (England) *
--- "Most excellent . . . " - capsule review in trade journal

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men A Fine Paramount Picture at the Strand Tonight." Chillicothe Morning Constitution, November 7, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Chillicothe, Missouri newspaper

anonymous. "Picture Commended." Buffalo Morning Express, November 8, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Buffalo, New York newspaper

anonymous. "Empire." Frederick Post, November 16, 1925. (United States) *
--- "A tremendously fine picture." - mention in Frederick, Maryland newspaper

anonymous. "Majestic Bill." Lima News, November 22, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Lima, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Opera House Programs." Llano News, November 26, 1925. (United States) *
--- article in Llano, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Percy Marmont in unusual Underworld Romance, "Street of Forgotten Men," At Imperial." Ottawa Citizen, January 9, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in Ottawa, Canada newspaper

anonymous. "Percy Marmount Star On National Screen." Modesto News-Herald, February 25, 1926. (United States) *
--- brief article in Modesto, California newspaper

anonymous. "Marmount Heads Broadway Cast." Charleston Record, March 14, 1926. (United States) *
--- review in Charleston, South Carolina newspaper

anonymous. "Underworld Drama Shown at Lyric." Hartford Courant, March 14, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in Hartford, Connecticut newspaper

anonymous. "Regent Theater." Dunkirk Evening Observer, March 18, 1926. (United States) *
--- mention in Dunkirk, New York newspaper

W., M. "Miracle Man's Only Rival on Palace Silver Sheet." Toledo Times, March 22, 1926. (United States) *
--- review in Toledo, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Estherville Democrat, March 24, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in Estherville, Iowa newspaper

anonymous. "Percy Marmont in Unsual Film at the Orpheum." Canton Repository, April 11, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in Canton, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "At the Rivoli Theater." Times Recorder, April 17, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in Zanesville, Ohio newspaper

anonymous. "Marmont Film Plays at Cozy." San Antonio Light, June 13, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Street of Forgotten Men and Woman of Paris at Plaza." San Antonio Express, June 13, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Plaza - Street of Forgotten Men." San Antonio Express, June 14, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Plaza." San Antonio Light, June 14, 1926. (United States) *
--- article in San Antonio, Texas newspaper

anonymous. "Speakeasy Equips Beggar as Cripple." New York Times, June 15, 1926. (United States) *
--- references the film as an inspiration for criminal activity in article in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "Hoy se estrena en el teatro Victoria La calle del olvido." El Mercurio, July 19, 1926. (Chile) *
--- brief article in Santiago, Chile newspaper

anonymous. "The Street of Forgotten Men." Movie Times, October 1, 1926. (Japan) *
--- one page of text and images in Japanese film magazine

anonymous. "Die Strake des Grauens." Die Filmwoche, December 29, 1926. (Germany) *
--- full page, illustrated article in film magazine

anonymous. "Famous Screen Dog." New York Times, January 16, 1927. (United States) *
--- "Lassie has acted with Percy Marmont in The Street of Forgotten Men. . . . It is said that the death of Lassie in The Street of Forgotten Men was so impressive that person were convinced that she must have been cruelly beaten. Her master, Emery Bronte, said that the dog seemed to enjoy acting in the scenes, and that after each 'take' she went over to Mr. Brenon and cocked her head on the side, as if asking for a pat or two." - article referencing the film in New York City newspaper

anonymous. "New York's Underworld." Johannesburg Star, February 28, 1927. (South Africa) *
--- brief article in Johannesburg, Transvaal newspaper

anonymous. "Isis." Fargo Forum, October 23, 1927. (United States) *
--- capsule article in Fargo, North Dakota newspaper

anonymous. "Begging - a $100,000,000 A Year Industry." Ogden Standard-Examiner, September 23, 1928. (United States) *
--- mention of the movie in sydicated article in Ogden, Utah newspaper

Ross, Ishbel. Through the Lich-Gate, New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1931. *
--- mention of the movie in a a book subtitled Biography of the Little Church Around the Corner - "One of the most picturesque wedding parties that ever passed through the lich-gate was a cinema group being filmed for The Street of Forgotten Men. The "bride" was Mary Brian and she was followed by a group of bridesmaids. Percy Marmont stood outside the lich-gate as a beggar with his tin cup. He was so realistic in the role that he had difficulty in keeping people from dropping coppers in his cup."

anonymous. "Ten-Twent'-Thirt' Years Ago." Dallas Morning News, August 29, 1935. (United States) *
--- " . . . and the Melba was exposing The Street of Forgotten Men with Mary Brian and Percy Marmont." - mention in column in Dallas, Texas newspaper

Hand, Ken. "Offhand . . . by Ken Hand." Dallas Morning News, March 5, 1948. (United States) *
--- "Percy Marmont, Neil Hamilton and a Dallas girl, Mary Brian, was knocking 'em in the aisles in The Street of Forgotten Men." - mention in column in Dallas, Texas newspaper

Bolton, Whitney. "Easy come, Easy Go." Newark Advocate, June 3, 1967. (United States) *
--- "About six months later, at a party in somebody's apartment, I met a British film director of uncommon talents named Herbert Brennan. Mr. Brennan and I fell to talk in a corner of the living room and the matter of films came up. I jokingly said I was a veteran actor — two films. He laughed and said, "In that case you may as well be in my new one with Percy Marmont as star. It's going to be called The Street of Forgotten Men. ' I said, "That's me, Mr Brennan. Forgotten." Cocktail party-type feeble jokes. But I was in it and played a bum." - mention in syndicated column in Newark, Ohio newspaper

Lodge, Jack. "The Career of Herbert Brenon." Griffithiana, October 1996. (United States) *
--- discussion of the film in issue of journal devoted to the director

Garza, Janiss. "The Street of Forgotten Men." All Movie Guide, circa 2000. (United States) *
--- capsule review on film website


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