Director:

Robert Z. Leonard

Writer:

F. Hugh Herbert

Cinematographer:

Ben Reynolds

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
26 Sep 1926
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New York Times
21 Sep 1926
p. 33
Variety
1 Sep 1926
p. 15
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Joe Farnham
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATORS
Settings
Settings
COSTUMES
Ward
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Waning Sex by Frederic Hatton and Fanny Hatton (Los Angeles, 5 Nov 1923).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHORS
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 September 1926
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
30 August 1926
LP23067
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,039
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Nina Duane, a pretty young criminal lawyer, is resented professionally by Philip Barry, a district attorney, but he invites her to a dinner party. Mary Booth, a simpering young widow, makes a play for Philip, much to Nina's amusement; and later, at his summer house, Nina imitates Mary's tricks for Philip and answers his declaration that if he wins the case in which they are opposed, he may dictate his own marriage terms. Nina wins the case, but Mary insists on inviting Philip to dinner; out of curiosity, Nina strolls over to watch the proceedings. Spilling coffee on Philip's pants, Mary insists on cleaning them; he tries to escape but Mary "faints" to delay him. Finally, he locks her in and escapes in the pants of her younger brother, as Nina has hidden his own. Nina exposes Mary's scheming and saves her younger brother from a compromising situation. Philip forgives Nina, and they are happily ...

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Nina Duane, a pretty young criminal lawyer, is resented professionally by Philip Barry, a district attorney, but he invites her to a dinner party. Mary Booth, a simpering young widow, makes a play for Philip, much to Nina's amusement; and later, at his summer house, Nina imitates Mary's tricks for Philip and answers his declaration that if he wins the case in which they are opposed, he may dictate his own marriage terms. Nina wins the case, but Mary insists on inviting Philip to dinner; out of curiosity, Nina strolls over to watch the proceedings. Spilling coffee on Philip's pants, Mary insists on cleaning them; he tries to escape but Mary "faints" to delay him. Finally, he locks her in and escapes in the pants of her younger brother, as Nina has hidden his own. Nina exposes Mary's scheming and saves her younger brother from a compromising situation. Philip forgives Nina, and they are happily united.

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