She Got What She Wanted (1930)

87 mins | Comedy | 18 December 1930

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HISTORY

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
9 Nov 1930
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Los Angeles Times
16 Nov 1930
p. J5
New York Times
29 Dec 1930
p. 18
Variety
24 Dec 1930
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
Story and dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
C. Edgar Schoenbaum
Dir of photog
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 December 1930
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles opening: week of 16 Nov 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
James Cruze Productions, Inc.
19 December 1930
LP1844
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
87
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Mahyna, a dissatisfied Russian peasant girl, marries Boris and comes to New York in search of "the soul of love," only to become a drudge in their cheap flat. Meanwhile, Boris, a bookshop keeper, dreams of a prosperous future from the book he is writing. Their boarder, Dave, a partner in a gambling establishment, makes a play for Mahyna; she is tempted to leave with him when Eddie, a former admirer, arrives on the scene, and the two get into constant arguments over her. A year later, she is married to Dave, and it is agreed that Boris will live with them. Boris becomes well-to-do with the sale of his book and begins an affair with Olga, the Happiness Girl on radio. A series of complications ensue, as the unreliable Eddie returns to renew his suit and Dave is involved in a murder case. Ditched by both men, Mahyna at last finds that Boris is indeed her only true ...

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Mahyna, a dissatisfied Russian peasant girl, marries Boris and comes to New York in search of "the soul of love," only to become a drudge in their cheap flat. Meanwhile, Boris, a bookshop keeper, dreams of a prosperous future from the book he is writing. Their boarder, Dave, a partner in a gambling establishment, makes a play for Mahyna; she is tempted to leave with him when Eddie, a former admirer, arrives on the scene, and the two get into constant arguments over her. A year later, she is married to Dave, and it is agreed that Boris will live with them. Boris becomes well-to-do with the sale of his book and begins an affair with Olga, the Happiness Girl on radio. A series of complications ensue, as the unreliable Eddie returns to renew his suit and Dave is involved in a murder case. Ditched by both men, Mahyna at last finds that Boris is indeed her only true love.

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