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The copyright entry lists Richard Ellison as adaptor, but Darling is the only scenarist mentioned in reviews. The musical accompaniment included songs from the stage musical. In 1929, Warner Bros. produced sound and dialogue version of the musical, directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Charlotte Greenwood, who had appeared in the Broadway and road company versions of the play (See Entry).
       A print of So Long Letty was screened at Cinecon 54 in Hollywood, CA, on 31 Aug ... More Less

The copyright entry lists Richard Ellison as adaptor, but Darling is the only scenarist mentioned in reviews. The musical accompaniment included songs from the stage musical. In 1929, Warner Bros. produced sound and dialogue version of the musical, directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Charlotte Greenwood, who had appeared in the Broadway and road company versions of the play (See Entry).
       A print of So Long Letty was screened at Cinecon 54 in Hollywood, CA, on 31 Aug 2018. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
16 Oct 20
p. 2089.
Motion Picture News
2 Oct 1920
p. 2667.
Motion Picture News
16 Oct 1920
pp. 3029-32.
Motion Picture News
20 Mar 1920
p. 2615.
Motion Picture News
4 Dec 1920
p. 4279.
Moving Picture World
16 Oct 1920
p. 993.
New York Morning Telegraph
14 Nov 1920.
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Wid's
14 Nov 1920
p. 11.
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LITERARY
Based on the musical comedy So Long Letty , book by Oliver Morosco and Elmer Harris, music and lyrics by Earl Carroll (New York, 23 Oct 1916).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
So Long, Letty
Release Date:
17 October 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Robertson-Cole Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
4 November 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15754
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Harry Miller is a "natural-born mixer" while his wife Grace is a homebody, distressed by her husband's errant ways. Grace finds a kindred spirit in Tommy Robbins, who lives in an adjoining bungalow and whose wife Letty is devoted to the cabarets. Harry admires Letty as much as Tommy admires Grace, and suggests to his neighbor that they arrange an exchange of wives. The wives overhear their husbands' plotting to obtain divorces and, still in love with the men they married, conceive a counterplan of a week of platonic trial marriages. Over the seven-day period, the wives make life so miserable for each other's husbands that the two men gladly return to their respective ... +


Harry Miller is a "natural-born mixer" while his wife Grace is a homebody, distressed by her husband's errant ways. Grace finds a kindred spirit in Tommy Robbins, who lives in an adjoining bungalow and whose wife Letty is devoted to the cabarets. Harry admires Letty as much as Tommy admires Grace, and suggests to his neighbor that they arrange an exchange of wives. The wives overhear their husbands' plotting to obtain divorces and, still in love with the men they married, conceive a counterplan of a week of platonic trial marriages. Over the seven-day period, the wives make life so miserable for each other's husbands that the two men gladly return to their respective spouses. +

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