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Some contemporary sources list the film's title as Three Week Ends. ... More Less

Some contemporary sources list the film's title as Three Week Ends. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
New York Times
10 Dec 1928
p. 25.
Variety
12 Dec 1928
p. 28.
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 December 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 8 December 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
7 December 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25909
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
62
Length(in feet):
5,962
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Chorus girl Gladys O'Brien falls hard for apparently wealthy James Gordon, an insurance salesman who is trying hard to sell a policy to Turner, a Broadway playboy. Turner invites Gladys to a weekend party at his country house, and she accepts, hoping to persuade Turner to sign James's policy. James crashes the affair and punches Turner in the nose. He and Gladys start back to the city together, and James tells her that, in reality, he is as poor as a churchmouse. To add to his financial woes, James loses his job for hitting Turner. Gladys uses her charms to have him rehired and then genteelly blackmails Turner into signing the insurance policy written up by James. James sees them together and suspects the worst. He and Gladys are soon reconciled, however, and make plans to be ... +


Chorus girl Gladys O'Brien falls hard for apparently wealthy James Gordon, an insurance salesman who is trying hard to sell a policy to Turner, a Broadway playboy. Turner invites Gladys to a weekend party at his country house, and she accepts, hoping to persuade Turner to sign James's policy. James crashes the affair and punches Turner in the nose. He and Gladys start back to the city together, and James tells her that, in reality, he is as poor as a churchmouse. To add to his financial woes, James loses his job for hitting Turner. Gladys uses her charms to have him rehired and then genteelly blackmails Turner into signing the insurance policy written up by James. James sees them together and suspects the worst. He and Gladys are soon reconciled, however, and make plans to be married. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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