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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
5 Sep 1926.
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New York Times
14 Sep 1926
p. 25.
Variety
15 Sep 1926
p. 16.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal-Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the serial story "Poker Faces" by Edgar Franklin in Argosy All-Story Weekly (18 Aug--15 Sep 1923).
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 September 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
22 May 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22756
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,808
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jimmy Whitmore, a struggling office worker, is constantly harassed by his wife's incessant reminders that they need a new rug and by the insinuating remarks of Henry Curlew, his employer. Having been found satisfactory by Curlew, however, he is given an important assignment--that of getting a contract with George Dixon, a tough customer. When Jimmy finds that his wife has gone to work to earn extra money, he is forced to engage a prizefighter's wife as a stand-in for the evening; at the arranged dinner he meets Dixon and Curlew's new secretary, who turns out to be Betty, Jimmy's wife. Curlew offers Dixon the use of his secretary to dictate some letters at his hotel and forces Jimmy and his "wife" into a nearby room. Complications ensue as the fighter attempts to retrieve his wife; and Curlew arrests Dixon, who is a crook. Jimmy is rewarded for his astuteness and promoted to junior ... +


Jimmy Whitmore, a struggling office worker, is constantly harassed by his wife's incessant reminders that they need a new rug and by the insinuating remarks of Henry Curlew, his employer. Having been found satisfactory by Curlew, however, he is given an important assignment--that of getting a contract with George Dixon, a tough customer. When Jimmy finds that his wife has gone to work to earn extra money, he is forced to engage a prizefighter's wife as a stand-in for the evening; at the arranged dinner he meets Dixon and Curlew's new secretary, who turns out to be Betty, Jimmy's wife. Curlew offers Dixon the use of his secretary to dictate some letters at his hotel and forces Jimmy and his "wife" into a nearby room. Complications ensue as the fighter attempts to retrieve his wife; and Curlew arrests Dixon, who is a crook. Jimmy is rewarded for his astuteness and promoted to junior partner. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Domestic


Subject

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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