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According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 17 May ... More Less

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 17 May 1928. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
26 May 1928
p. 102.
Film Daily
19 Aug 1928.
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New York Times
13 Aug 1928
p. 32.
Variety
15 Aug 1928
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Just Married by Adelaide Matthews and Anne Nichols (New York, 26 Apr 1921).
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 August 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 11 August 1928
Production Date:
began 17 May 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 August 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25545
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
63
Length(in feet):
6,039
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Victoire, a model in a Paris dress shop, discovers that Percy Jones, who jilted her, is about to marry Roberta. Incensed and determined to break up the match, Victoire books passage on the ocean liner carrying Roberta and Percy back to the United States. Robert Adams, who sees Roberta as she is boarding the ship, becomes infatuated with her and likewise books passage. After many mistaken identities, cross-purposes, misunderstandings, and overheard conversations, Robert and Roberta become engaged, and a reluctant Percy agrees at last to marry ... +


Victoire, a model in a Paris dress shop, discovers that Percy Jones, who jilted her, is about to marry Roberta. Incensed and determined to break up the match, Victoire books passage on the ocean liner carrying Roberta and Percy back to the United States. Robert Adams, who sees Roberta as she is boarding the ship, becomes infatuated with her and likewise books passage. After many mistaken identities, cross-purposes, misunderstandings, and overheard conversations, Robert and Roberta become engaged, and a reluctant Percy agrees at last to marry Victoire. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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