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Film Daily
18 Apr 1926.
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New York Times
12 Apr 1926
p. 18.
Variety
14 Apr 1926
p. 38.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 April 1926
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 11 April 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
20 April 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22627
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,805
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While rehearsing for his wedding, businessman Alan Boyd receives a telegram announcing the elopment of his prospective bride with another man, and he swears he is finished with women. An hour later he meets another girl, Helen Raynor, who admires him and is incidentally the daughter of a business rival; however, her mother takes an instant dislike to him. Schuyler Van Loon, a rival suitor, adds insult to injury by presenting him with a strange baby and insisting that Alan is the child's father; his efforts to rid himself of the baby are curtailed by a detective. When Mr. Raynor develops a headache, Alan gives him a medicine he later discovers to be poison. In his pursuit to warn Raynor, Alan and the baby become involved in numerous hilarious ... +


While rehearsing for his wedding, businessman Alan Boyd receives a telegram announcing the elopment of his prospective bride with another man, and he swears he is finished with women. An hour later he meets another girl, Helen Raynor, who admires him and is incidentally the daughter of a business rival; however, her mother takes an instant dislike to him. Schuyler Van Loon, a rival suitor, adds insult to injury by presenting him with a strange baby and insisting that Alan is the child's father; his efforts to rid himself of the baby are curtailed by a detective. When Mr. Raynor develops a headache, Alan gives him a medicine he later discovers to be poison. In his pursuit to warn Raynor, Alan and the baby become involved in numerous hilarious adventures. +

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