Blonde or Brunette (1927)

62 mins | Romantic comedy | 22 January 1927

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
16 Jan 1927.
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New York Times
11 Jan 1927
p. 18.
Variety
12 Jan 1927
p. 14.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Un Ange passe" by Jacques Bousquet and Henri Falk in Les Oeuvres Libres (1 Sep 1924).
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 January 1927
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 8 Jan 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
21 January 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23581
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
62
Length(in feet):
5,872
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Disgusted with the jazz-mad crowd that infests his Paris residence, Henri Martel leaves the city, and in a Breton village he meets a sweet old lady whose demure granddaughter, Fanny, he finds extremely attractive. He marries Fanny, and while away on business, he leaves his new bride in Blanche's care. He returns to find that Fanny is now drinking, smoking, and Charlestoning along with the fast crowd, and a divorce follows, though Fanny says it will break her grandmother's heart. Henri marries Blanche, but he regrets this action when she makes life dull for him. Complications ensue when Fanny and Henri are forced into deceiving Grandma; Henri can't have Fanny and Blanche won't have him; thus, he is driven to sleeping outside Fanny's door, and not to be outdone, she curls up on the other side of the closed ... +


Disgusted with the jazz-mad crowd that infests his Paris residence, Henri Martel leaves the city, and in a Breton village he meets a sweet old lady whose demure granddaughter, Fanny, he finds extremely attractive. He marries Fanny, and while away on business, he leaves his new bride in Blanche's care. He returns to find that Fanny is now drinking, smoking, and Charlestoning along with the fast crowd, and a divorce follows, though Fanny says it will break her grandmother's heart. Henri marries Blanche, but he regrets this action when she makes life dull for him. Complications ensue when Fanny and Henri are forced into deceiving Grandma; Henri can't have Fanny and Blanche won't have him; thus, he is driven to sleeping outside Fanny's door, and not to be outdone, she curls up on the other side of the closed door. +

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