Paid to Love

screencap from Paid to Love (1927) indicative of how Howard Hawks’ silent films are in desperate need of restoration, but the situation may be hopeless as better prints may simply be lost.

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Paid to Love

screencap from Paid to Love (1927), one of Howard Hawks’ seven silent films for Twentieth Century Fox studios.

Paid to Love

Howard Hawks on the set of Paid to Love (1927) with George O’Brien and a woman who is not co-star Virginia Valli.

Paid to Love

Paid to Love (1927) is the fourth Howard Hawks silent movie he made at 20th Century Fox.  That’s William Powell of The Thin Man series, in the upper left hand photo.

Paid to Love

Paid to Love (1927) is the fourth of eight silent films Howard Hawks made, all at 20th Century Fox.

Paid to Love

Paid to Love is Howard Hawks’ fourth film as a director.

Paid to Love premiered Jul 23, 1927

Paid to Love

howardhawkshollywood: “ George O’Brien and Virginia Valli in Paid To Love (1927) ”

George O’Brien and Virginia Valli are equal parts of an arranged marriage in a publicity still for Paid to Love (1927).

Paid to Love

William Powell as Prince Eric in an original lobby card for Paid to Love (1927).  William’s co-star in The Thin Man series, Myrna Loy, was also seen in a Howard Hawks silent film.  She was one of the girls in A Girl in Every Port (1928).

Paid to Love

George O’Brien and Virginia Valli in a screencap from a bootleg version of Paid to Love (1927).  None of Howard Hawks’ eight silent movies have seen a proper home video release, and all are in need of a proper restoration.

Paid to Love

George O’Brien as Crown Prince Michael and Virginia Valli as cabaret performer Gaby in Paid to Love (1927).