The Tender Hour (1927)

Romance | 1 May 1927

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 May 1927.
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New York Times
7 Jun 1927
p. 27.
Variety
8 Jun 1927
p. 15.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 May 1927
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
21 April 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23880
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,400
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Marcia Kane, daughter of an American capitalist, is persuaded by her father to marry the expatriated Russian Grand Duke Sergei, and believing Wally, her real love, to be dead, she consents. Discovering after the ceremony that her father has tricked her, Marcia vows to be the duke's wife in name only, though she refuses Wally's proposal that she go away with him. Sergei persuades Chinilly, who is fond of his wife, to present a pageant in her honor, and in Paris Chinilly finds Wally along with some crooks and reunites the lovers. The suspicious Sergei threatens to kill Wally, but Marcia bargains with her brutal husband. Gathering his underworld friends, Wally breaks into the duke's villa and saves her at the last minute. Sergei is forced to consent to a divorce, and Chinilly takes the lovers to his home on the ... +


Marcia Kane, daughter of an American capitalist, is persuaded by her father to marry the expatriated Russian Grand Duke Sergei, and believing Wally, her real love, to be dead, she consents. Discovering after the ceremony that her father has tricked her, Marcia vows to be the duke's wife in name only, though she refuses Wally's proposal that she go away with him. Sergei persuades Chinilly, who is fond of his wife, to present a pageant in her honor, and in Paris Chinilly finds Wally along with some crooks and reunites the lovers. The suspicious Sergei threatens to kill Wally, but Marcia bargains with her brutal husband. Gathering his underworld friends, Wally breaks into the duke's villa and saves her at the last minute. Sergei is forced to consent to a divorce, and Chinilly takes the lovers to his home on the Riviera. +

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