Wages for Wives (1925)

Comedy | 13 December 1925

Director:

Frank Borzage

Cinematographer:

Ernest G. Palmer

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

John Golden produced the Broadway production of Guy Bolton's ... More Less

John Golden produced the Broadway production of Guy Bolton's play. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 Nov 1925.
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Reading (PA) Times
14 Dec 1925
p. 11.
Variety
20 Jan 1926.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
John Golden Unit of Clean American Plays
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Chicken Feed
or Wages for Wives by Guy Bolton (New York, 24 Sep 1923).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 December 1925
Premiere Information:
Reading, PA opening: 14 Dec 1925
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
29 November 1925
Copyright Number:
LP22056
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,650
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Nell Bailey, taking a lesson from the married lives of her sister, Luella Logan, and her mother, agrees to marry Danny Kester provided that he will split his paycheck 50-50 with her. When, after marriage, he refuses to honor the agreement, she goes on strike, getting her sister and mother to join in. The three deserted husbands have a difficult time but hate to give in. A vamp complicates matters, but everything is straightened out in the end with each side meeting the other ... +


Nell Bailey, taking a lesson from the married lives of her sister, Luella Logan, and her mother, agrees to marry Danny Kester provided that he will split his paycheck 50-50 with her. When, after marriage, he refuses to honor the agreement, she goes on strike, getting her sister and mother to join in. The three deserted husbands have a difficult time but hate to give in. A vamp complicates matters, but everything is straightened out in the end with each side meeting the other halfway. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Domestic


Subject

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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