Wedding Rings (1929)

65 mins | Drama | 29 December 1929

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HISTORY

Warner Bros. adapted the novel for a silent picture released in 1924. That film, entitled The Dark Swan , was directed by Millard Webb and starred Marie Prevost and Monte Blue (See ... More Less

Warner Bros. adapted the novel for a silent picture released in 1924. That film, entitled The Dark Swan , was directed by Millard Webb and starred Marie Prevost and Monte Blue (See Entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
11 May 1930.
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New York Times
10 May 1930
p. 25.
Variety
14 May 1930
p. 39.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Scen
Dial
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Dark Swan by Ernest Pascal (New York, 1924).
AUTHOR
SONGS
"Love Will Last Forever" and "That's My Business," words by Al Bryan, music by Eddie Ward.
DETAILS
Release Date:
29 December 1929
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
24 January 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1021
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
6,621
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Eve Quinn, a shallow but attractive debutante, makes a practice of leading men on, then cooly casting them aside for new conquests. She openly boasts that she would find pleasure in taking a man from her sister, Cornelia, who is an art student. When Cornelia falls in love with wealthy clubman Lewis Dike, Eve succeeds in vamping and capturing him; broken-hearted when they marry, Cornelia deliberately introduces Eve to Wilfred Meadows, a playboy with whom she begins a flirtation. Dike soon tires of the modernistic furnishings of their home and the jazz-mad parasites who frequent his drawing room, and he is refreshed by visits to Cornelia. When Dike accidentally learns of Eve's liaison with Wilfred, he realizes his error and is reunited with ... +


Eve Quinn, a shallow but attractive debutante, makes a practice of leading men on, then cooly casting them aside for new conquests. She openly boasts that she would find pleasure in taking a man from her sister, Cornelia, who is an art student. When Cornelia falls in love with wealthy clubman Lewis Dike, Eve succeeds in vamping and capturing him; broken-hearted when they marry, Cornelia deliberately introduces Eve to Wilfred Meadows, a playboy with whom she begins a flirtation. Dike soon tires of the modernistic furnishings of their home and the jazz-mad parasites who frequent his drawing room, and he is refreshed by visits to Cornelia. When Dike accidentally learns of Eve's liaison with Wilfred, he realizes his error and is reunited with Cornelia. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society, with songs


Subject

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

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