New Pictures: Aug. 16, 1926

Don Juan (John Barrymore). The screen version of this good old story tells of a beautiful youth admirably trained to enjoy and deceive women. The young fellow goes his cynical way with rare abandon and success until, one evening in medieval Rome, he meets a young lady who is reluctant to surrender herself on ten minutes' acquaintance. Such an astonishing revelation of honor in the female sex transforms Don Juan. In fact, the lover of hundreds decides to marry. Before he can carry off his bride-to-be, however, the irresistible Juan must snatch...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!