Our Little Wife (1918)

Comedy-drama | 10 February 1918

Director:

Eddie Dillon

Writer:

Roy Sommerville

Production Designer:

Hugo Ballin

Production Company:

Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The film was also reviewed at five reels in length. Some scenes in the film were shot in Lakewood, NJ and at Jacksonville and Tampa, ... More Less

The film was also reviewed at five reels in length. Some scenes in the film were shot in Lakewood, NJ and at Jacksonville and Tampa, FL. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
26 Jan 18
p. 664.
ETR
23 Feb 18
p. 993.
MPN
2 Mar 18
p. 1317.
MPW
16 Feb 18
p. 1009.
MPW
2 Mar 18
p. 1267.
NYDM
16 Feb 18
p. 20.
NYDM
23 Feb 18
p. 18.
Variety
15 Feb 18
p. 50.
Wid's
21 Feb 18
p. 960.
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LITERARY
Based on the play Our Little Wife by Avery Hopwood (New York, 18 Nov 1916).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
2 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12025
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dodo Warren, an ingenuous young bride, decides to take her three rejected suitors - Bobo Brown, Tommy Belden, and Dr. Elliott - along with her and her husband Herb on their honeymoon. Herb's protests fall on deaf ears, and soon all five are comfortably ensconced in a Florida resort. Herb finds Dodo in what appears to be a compromising position with Dr. Elliott, but her heartfelt explanation convinces him of her innocence. A year later, Dodo tries to rescue Angie Martin, who has quarrelled with her fiancé Bobo and therefore plans to attend a party with George Haywood. After calling Dr. Elliott, Dodo asks Bobo to accompany her to the party, which Angie fails to attend, and later that evening, the well-meaning young wife is locked into Haywood's apartment. Following a new round of explanations, Dodo promises never to look at another man ... +


Dodo Warren, an ingenuous young bride, decides to take her three rejected suitors - Bobo Brown, Tommy Belden, and Dr. Elliott - along with her and her husband Herb on their honeymoon. Herb's protests fall on deaf ears, and soon all five are comfortably ensconced in a Florida resort. Herb finds Dodo in what appears to be a compromising position with Dr. Elliott, but her heartfelt explanation convinces him of her innocence. A year later, Dodo tries to rescue Angie Martin, who has quarrelled with her fiancé Bobo and therefore plans to attend a party with George Haywood. After calling Dr. Elliott, Dodo asks Bobo to accompany her to the party, which Angie fails to attend, and later that evening, the well-meaning young wife is locked into Haywood's apartment. Following a new round of explanations, Dodo promises never to look at another man again. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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