The Small Bachelor (1927)

Comedy | 6 November 1927

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Film Daily
9 Oct 1927
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal-Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Adpt
PHOTOGRAPHY
Arthur Todd
Dir of photog
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LITERARY
Based on the serial story "The Small Bachelor" by P. G. Wodehouse in Liberty (18 Sep--25 Dec 1926).
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Release Date:
6 November 1927
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Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Universal Pictures Corp.
12 July 1927
LP24180
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,218
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Finch, a wealthy but bashful artist, falls in love with Molly Waddington and follows her without summoning the courage to speak to her until he retrieves her dog and is invited into her home. There he finds the matronly Mrs. Waddington scolding her husband for reading Wild West novels and imagining himself a cowboy; she sends Finch away finding him an unsuitable match for her daughter, preferring instead Algernon Chubb. Finch prevails upon his friend Beamish to smooth the path for him, and Mrs. Waddington consents to the marriage but immediately plans with Algernon to break it up. On the wedding day, a notorious woman named Fanny claims that Finch is her husband, but Finch reveals the plot and prepares to elope with Molly. In a series of mixups involving a cabaret raid, Mrs. Waddington and Algernon are found in a "compromising situation" and forced to permit the ...

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Finch, a wealthy but bashful artist, falls in love with Molly Waddington and follows her without summoning the courage to speak to her until he retrieves her dog and is invited into her home. There he finds the matronly Mrs. Waddington scolding her husband for reading Wild West novels and imagining himself a cowboy; she sends Finch away finding him an unsuitable match for her daughter, preferring instead Algernon Chubb. Finch prevails upon his friend Beamish to smooth the path for him, and Mrs. Waddington consents to the marriage but immediately plans with Algernon to break it up. On the wedding day, a notorious woman named Fanny claims that Finch is her husband, but Finch reveals the plot and prepares to elope with Molly. In a series of mixups involving a cabaret raid, Mrs. Waddington and Algernon are found in a "compromising situation" and forced to permit the marriage.

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