Second Honeymoon (1930)

60 mins | Comedy-drama | September 1930

Director:

Phil Rosen

Writer:

Harry O. Hoyt

Cinematographer:

Herbert Kirkpatrick

Editor:

Charles Hunt

Production Designer:

Ernest R. Hickson
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HISTORY

Although the Var review lists the film as a Continental Talking Pictures production released by Rayart Pictures, other contemporary sources list it as both a Continental production and release. ...

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Although the Var review lists the film as a Continental Talking Pictures production released by Rayart Pictures, other contemporary sources list it as both a Continental production and release.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
11 Jan 1931
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Variety
4 Jan 1931
p. 12
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Ernest Hickson
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Rec eng
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Second Honeymoon by Ruby Mildred Ayres (New York, 1921).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
September 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Continental Talking Pictures Corp.
25 August 1930
LP1920
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Mus score and sd eff by RCA Photophone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,586
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Mary Huntley, bored with married life, is about to desert her husband, Jim. She turns her affection towards her husband's friend, Major Ashbrook, who devises a scheme to disillusion her about other men, thus hoping to cause her to return to her husband. He persuades Mary to accompany him to a lonely mountain cabin where a fake robbery is to take place. Ashbrook then plans to turn tail and run, leaving Mary to fend for herself until such time as her husband will come to rescue her. The plan fails when some real thugs who have escaped from prison get into the action, but after much confusion and fighting the husband reclaims his ...

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Mary Huntley, bored with married life, is about to desert her husband, Jim. She turns her affection towards her husband's friend, Major Ashbrook, who devises a scheme to disillusion her about other men, thus hoping to cause her to return to her husband. He persuades Mary to accompany him to a lonely mountain cabin where a fake robbery is to take place. Ashbrook then plans to turn tail and run, leaving Mary to fend for herself until such time as her husband will come to rescue her. The plan fails when some real thugs who have escaped from prison get into the action, but after much confusion and fighting the husband reclaims his wife.

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GENRE
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Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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