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Film Daily
15 Jun 1930.
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Variety
12 Mar 1930
p. 36.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 February 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
8 October 1929
Copyright Number:
LP757
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,821 ft.
Length(in feet):
5,230
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marion Fuller returns home after studying art in New York City and finds that her Aunt Prudence and her fiancé, Jasper Hickson, are suspicious of the influence of city life on her. Weary of her fiancé's attitude, she tells her family that she has engaged in a "trial marriage" in New York with Thaddeus Cruikshank, a name she remembers as the author of a book she has read. Her father wires Cruikshank, demanding that he come to Fullervale, and thinking that an imposter is using his name, Thaddeus obeys the summons; finding Marion to his liking, he is not disturbed when Fuller insists upon an immediate marriage. Complications ensue as the family tries to keep them apart until after the ceremony. Marion wilfully declines to marry him, but Thaddeus "compromises" her to such an extent that she ... +


Marion Fuller returns home after studying art in New York City and finds that her Aunt Prudence and her fiancé, Jasper Hickson, are suspicious of the influence of city life on her. Weary of her fiancé's attitude, she tells her family that she has engaged in a "trial marriage" in New York with Thaddeus Cruikshank, a name she remembers as the author of a book she has read. Her father wires Cruikshank, demanding that he come to Fullervale, and thinking that an imposter is using his name, Thaddeus obeys the summons; finding Marion to his liking, he is not disturbed when Fuller insists upon an immediate marriage. Complications ensue as the family tries to keep them apart until after the ceremony. Marion wilfully declines to marry him, but Thaddeus "compromises" her to such an extent that she consents. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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