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Bernard K. Burns's play previously was adapted for the 1924 Associated First National film The Woman on the Jury , directed by Henry O. Hoyt and starring Sylvia Breamer and Frank Mayo (See ... More Less

Bernard K. Burns's play previously was adapted for the 1924 Associated First National film The Woman on the Jury , directed by Henry O. Hoyt and starring Sylvia Breamer and Frank Mayo (See Entry). More Less

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DATE
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Film Daily
3 Aug 1930.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
8 December 1929
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
21 January 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1020
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Length(in feet):
6,118
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Betty Brown, a decorator who loves George Wayne, goes with him to a mountain cabin on the promise that he will marry her in the future, but he soon leaves her. She goes to Europe to forget the affair and meets Masters. He falls in love with her, but she refuses to marry him because of her past; however, when Masters' married sister convinces her that she is foolish, Betty becomes his wife. Later, Betty and Masters are called for jury duty in the trial of a girl accused of killing a lover who had abandoned her and the child he had fathered. Betty is astounded to realize that Wayne was this man, and she alone votes not guilty; then, when she relates her own experiences with Wayne, the jury agrees on the acquittal. She is forgiven by her ... +


Betty Brown, a decorator who loves George Wayne, goes with him to a mountain cabin on the promise that he will marry her in the future, but he soon leaves her. She goes to Europe to forget the affair and meets Masters. He falls in love with her, but she refuses to marry him because of her past; however, when Masters' married sister convinces her that she is foolish, Betty becomes his wife. Later, Betty and Masters are called for jury duty in the trial of a girl accused of killing a lover who had abandoned her and the child he had fathered. Betty is astounded to realize that Wayne was this man, and she alone votes not guilty; then, when she relates her own experiences with Wayne, the jury agrees on the acquittal. She is forgiven by her husband. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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