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The 28 Oct 1927 Motion Picture News reported that work on Honeymoon Flats was set to begin within a few days. Ben Lyons, Marion Nixon, Gwen Lee, and Bryant Washington were announced as the stars. However, Lyons, Nixon, and Lee were not in final credits, and the length of a year before the film's release suggests that production was ... More Less

The 28 Oct 1927 Motion Picture News reported that work on Honeymoon Flats was set to begin within a few days. Ben Lyons, Marion Nixon, Gwen Lee, and Bryant Washington were announced as the stars. However, Lyons, Nixon, and Lee were not in final credits, and the length of a year before the film's release suggests that production was postponed. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
25 Nov 1928.
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Motion Picture News
28 Oct 1927
p. 1342.
Variety
28 Nov 1928
p. 20.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Honeymoon Flats" by Earl Derr Biggers in The Saturday Evening Post (2 Jul 1927).
DETAILS
Release Date:
26 November 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 26 November 1928
release: 30 December 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
7 May 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25221
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
6,057
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Lila Garland marries Jim Clayton against her parents' wishes. Disappointed that Lila did not marry wealth, Mrs. Garland tries to make her daughter discontented with her new home in Honeymoon Flats, a cheap suburban housing development. Mrs. Garland's interference and mysterious visits to Honeymoon Flats by Anthony Weir, Lila's former suitor, nearly cause the couple to separate. Peace is restored when both Weir and the Garlands leave for ... +


Lila Garland marries Jim Clayton against her parents' wishes. Disappointed that Lila did not marry wealth, Mrs. Garland tries to make her daughter discontented with her new home in Honeymoon Flats, a cheap suburban housing development. Mrs. Garland's interference and mysterious visits to Honeymoon Flats by Anthony Weir, Lila's former suitor, nearly cause the couple to separate. Peace is restored when both Weir and the Garlands leave for Europe. +

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