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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
31 Jan 1926
p. 5.
New York Times
2 Feb 1926
p. 20.
Variety
3 Feb 1926
p. 42.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 January 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Louis B. Mayer Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
11 January 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22240, LP22349
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,825
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Joe Field and Mary are sweethearts, but when Joe leaves town to find his fortune, Mary becomes engaged to Jimmy Holt, a fine fellow with both money and social standing. Joe returns shortly before the wedding and, when he cannot persuade Mary to return to him, abducts her. He quickly repents of this rash action and starts back to town, but a mechanical breakdown in his car prevents him from returning before morning with Mary. Jim never doubts Mary's chastity and they are married, settling down to a life of children and laughter. Joe returns once again, and Jim invites him to dinner. Joe seems to have become an overdressed, vulgar fellow, and Mary delights in her choice of a husband. Jim, however, knows that Joe's vulgarity has been put on, a final kindness on his part to insure Mary's ... +


Joe Field and Mary are sweethearts, but when Joe leaves town to find his fortune, Mary becomes engaged to Jimmy Holt, a fine fellow with both money and social standing. Joe returns shortly before the wedding and, when he cannot persuade Mary to return to him, abducts her. He quickly repents of this rash action and starts back to town, but a mechanical breakdown in his car prevents him from returning before morning with Mary. Jim never doubts Mary's chastity and they are married, settling down to a life of children and laughter. Joe returns once again, and Jim invites him to dinner. Joe seems to have become an overdressed, vulgar fellow, and Mary delights in her choice of a husband. Jim, however, knows that Joe's vulgarity has been put on, a final kindness on his part to insure Mary's happiness. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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