Partners Again (1926)

Comedy | 15 February 1926

Director:

Henry King

Writer:

Frances Marion

Cinematographer:

Arthur Edeson

Production Company:

Samuel Goldwyn, Inc.
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HISTORY

The 8 Nov 1925 FD reported that film's title, as it was going into production, was Partners Again--With Potash and Perlmutter. The NYT review lists the film's subtitle as With Potash and Perlmutter ."
       Partners Again was the third and final film featuring the lead characters of "Abe Potash" and "Morris (or Mawruss) Perlmutter." All of the films were based on plays written by Montague Glass with co-writers Jules Eckert Goodman or Charles Klein, and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. For additional information, see the entry for the 1923 film Potash and Perlmutter , directed by Alfred Green and starring Alexander Carr and Barney ... More Less

The 8 Nov 1925 FD reported that film's title, as it was going into production, was Partners Again--With Potash and Perlmutter. The NYT review lists the film's subtitle as With Potash and Perlmutter ."
       Partners Again was the third and final film featuring the lead characters of "Abe Potash" and "Morris (or Mawruss) Perlmutter." All of the films were based on plays written by Montague Glass with co-writers Jules Eckert Goodman or Charles Klein, and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. For additional information, see the entry for the 1923 film Potash and Perlmutter , directed by Alfred Green and starring Alexander Carr and Barney Bernard. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
8 Nov 1925
p. 8.
Film Daily
21 Feb 1926.
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New York Times
15 Feb 1926
p. 16.
Variety
17 Feb 1926
p. 40.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Partners Again by Montague Glass and Jules Eckert Goodman (New York, 1 May 1922).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Partners Again--With Potash and Perlmutter
Release Date:
15 February 1926
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 14 February 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Samuel Goldwyn
Copyright Date:
13 February 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22397
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,562
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Abe Potash and Mawruss Perlmutter become partners in the automobile business, taking over a franchise for the Schenckmann Six. Abe becomes involved in merchandising a new engine with his nephew, and Abe and Mawruss split up. Abe's venture comes a cropper, and he must flee from both angry stockholders and the police. Mawruss does not forsake his old friend, however, and arranges air passage across the Canadian border for Abe. The stock manipulators are later caught and Abe returns to the United States with a clear conscience, renewing his friendship with ... +


Abe Potash and Mawruss Perlmutter become partners in the automobile business, taking over a franchise for the Schenckmann Six. Abe becomes involved in merchandising a new engine with his nephew, and Abe and Mawruss split up. Abe's venture comes a cropper, and he must flee from both angry stockholders and the police. Mawruss does not forsake his old friend, however, and arranges air passage across the Canadian border for Abe. The stock manipulators are later caught and Abe returns to the United States with a clear conscience, renewing his friendship with Mawruss. +

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