Charming Sinners (1929)

65 mins | Drama | 24 August 1929

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HISTORY

According to a production directory in the 20 Apr 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for The Marriage Holiday (the working title for Charming Sinners) was 9 Mar 1929. ... More Less

According to a production directory in the 20 Apr 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for The Marriage Holiday (the working title for Charming Sinners) was 9 Mar 1929. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald-World
20 Apr 1929
p. 50.
Film Daily
14 Jul 1929.
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New York Times
8 Jul 1929
p. 17.
Variety
10 Jul 1929.
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PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
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CREDITED AS
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DIRECTOR
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SOUND
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Constant Wife by W. Somerset Maugham (New York, 29 Nov 1926).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Marriage Holiday
Release Date:
24 August 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 6 July 1929
Production Date:
began 9 March 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 August 1929
Copyright Number:
LP614
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 6,530 ft.
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
6,184
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To regain the affection of her husband, a wealthy doctor, Kathryn Miles pretends to be in love with an old admirer, Karl Kraley, when she discovers Miles is having an affair with her best friend, Anne-Marie Whitley. Kathryn's rational way of dealing with the erring couple when they are forced to admit their indiscretion so astounds Miles that he casts Anne-Marie aside and asks Kathryn's ... +


To regain the affection of her husband, a wealthy doctor, Kathryn Miles pretends to be in love with an old admirer, Karl Kraley, when she discovers Miles is having an affair with her best friend, Anne-Marie Whitley. Kathryn's rational way of dealing with the erring couple when they are forced to admit their indiscretion so astounds Miles that he casts Anne-Marie aside and asks Kathryn's forgiveness. +

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Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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