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Var reviewed the film twice, the first time on 24 Feb 1926, when it listed the title as Married and gave a running time of 60 min., then again on 19 May 1926, when it listed the title as Married? and gave a 55 min. running ... More Less

Var reviewed the film twice, the first time on 24 Feb 1926, when it listed the title as Married and gave a running time of 60 min., then again on 19 May 1926, when it listed the title as Married? and gave a 55 min. running time. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
24 Feb 1926
p. 42.
Variety
19 May 1926
p. 26.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1926
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 17 February 1926
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dennis Shawn is the foreman of the timber holdings of an estate, the sole surviving heir of which is Marcia Livingston, a flapper who lives for jazz and gin. A lumber trust wants both the Livingston timber and the neighboring estate of an old lady. The woman refuses to sell her land, and she demands from Marcia, in return for this refusal, the right to choose Marcia's husband. Marcia agrees, and she and Dennis are married by telephone. Marcia refuses to live with Dennis, so the rugged lumberman kidnaps her from her Park Avenue roost and takes her to the North Country. She and Dennis eventually learn to love each other, preserving the Livingston timber holdings ... +


Dennis Shawn is the foreman of the timber holdings of an estate, the sole surviving heir of which is Marcia Livingston, a flapper who lives for jazz and gin. A lumber trust wants both the Livingston timber and the neighboring estate of an old lady. The woman refuses to sell her land, and she demands from Marcia, in return for this refusal, the right to choose Marcia's husband. Marcia agrees, and she and Dennis are married by telephone. Marcia refuses to live with Dennis, so the rugged lumberman kidnaps her from her Park Avenue roost and takes her to the North Country. She and Dennis eventually learn to love each other, preserving the Livingston timber holdings intact. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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