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Exhibitors Trade Review
4 Jul 1925
p. 49.
Film Daily
28 Jun 1925.
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New York Times
22 Jun 1925
p. 10.
Variety
24 Jun 1925
p. 31.
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LITERARY
Based on the play Banco by Clare Kummer (New York, 20 Sep 1922), which was based on the French play Banco! by Alfred Savoir (Paris, 2 Feb 1922).
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 July 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 21 June 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
10 June 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21545
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,420
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Compulsive gambler Tony Hamilton bets his friend Dick $5,000 that he will marry Charlotte Randolph, despite the fact that she is a total stranger and is engaged to the Duke de Val. Tony wins his bet. During the honeymoon, Tony obtains Charlotte's permission to spend 10 minutes at roulette, and, after he has been gambling non-stop for 3 days, she returns to her mother and obtains a divorce. A year passes. Tony learns that Charlotte is about to marry a wealthy baron; he returns to France but is too late to prevent the marriage. Tony stages an automobile accident in front of Charlotte's mansion, and her servants carry him into the house. He hides in her room and gives her 5 minutes to decide whether to elope with him or face a public scandal. She insists that he prefers gambling to love, but he convinces her otherwise; and they take leave of the baronial mansion, once again to face the divorce court and the ... +


Compulsive gambler Tony Hamilton bets his friend Dick $5,000 that he will marry Charlotte Randolph, despite the fact that she is a total stranger and is engaged to the Duke de Val. Tony wins his bet. During the honeymoon, Tony obtains Charlotte's permission to spend 10 minutes at roulette, and, after he has been gambling non-stop for 3 days, she returns to her mother and obtains a divorce. A year passes. Tony learns that Charlotte is about to marry a wealthy baron; he returns to France but is too late to prevent the marriage. Tony stages an automobile accident in front of Charlotte's mansion, and her servants carry him into the house. He hides in her room and gives her 5 minutes to decide whether to elope with him or face a public scandal. She insists that he prefers gambling to love, but he convinces her otherwise; and they take leave of the baronial mansion, once again to face the divorce court and the alter. +

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