Restless Wives (1924)

Melodrama | 1 January 1924

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HISTORY

The 21 Oct 1923 FD announced that John Moore designed the sets for Restless Wives, which was “now in production at the Burr Glendale studio.” ... More Less

The 21 Oct 1923 FD announced that John Moore designed the sets for Restless Wives, which was “now in production at the Burr Glendale studio.” More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
21 Oct 1923
p. 10.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Adpt
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Restless Wives" by Izola Forrester in Ainslee's Magazine (publication date undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 January 1924
Copyright Claimant:
C. C. Burr Pictures
Copyright Date:
10 December 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19686
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,317
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Polly Benson's husband forgets their wedding anniversary, she accepts the invitation of Curtis Wilbur, an admirer. Her infatuation with Wilbur leads to divorce from Benson. Still in love with Polly, Benson abducts her, taking her to his cabin in the woods. There he is accidentally shot by one of his servants, and in a fire that follows, Polly realizes she still loves ... +


When Polly Benson's husband forgets their wedding anniversary, she accepts the invitation of Curtis Wilbur, an admirer. Her infatuation with Wilbur leads to divorce from Benson. Still in love with Polly, Benson abducts her, taking her to his cabin in the woods. There he is accidentally shot by one of his servants, and in a fire that follows, Polly realizes she still loves him. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Domestic


Subject
Subject (Major):

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

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