Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1920)

Comedy | 5 July 1920

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HISTORY

In 1931, M-G-M produced another version of the stage play, starring Buster Keaton and Charlotte Greenwood and directed by Edward Sedgwick. French and German-language versions, both starring Keaton, were also ... More Less

In 1931, M-G-M produced another version of the stage play, starring Buster Keaton and Charlotte Greenwood and directed by Edward Sedgwick. French and German-language versions, both starring Keaton, were also produced. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
24 Jul 20
p. 843.
Moving Picture World
17 Jul 20
p. 372.
Moving Picture World
7 Aug 20
p. 770.
MPN
5 Jun 20
p. 4644.
MPN
17 Jul 20
p. 675.
MPN
29 Apr 16
p. 30.
Variety
30 Jul 20
p. 32.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
by arrangement with A. H. Woods
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Art interiors
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LITERARY
Based on the play Parlor, Bedroom and Bath by Charles W. Bell and Mark Swan (New York, 24 Dec 1917).
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 July 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 July 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15349
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When his wife Angelica decides that she cannot love her husband unless her women friends are chasing after him, Reggie Irving sends scented love letters to himself to make Angelica jealous. That ploy failing, Reggie secures the aid of Polly Hathaway, known as the Town Tattler, to print risque items in her column about him. Still failing to intrigue his wife, Reggie arranges to meet Polly in a hotel room as part of a plan to trick Angelica into discovering them. Complications arise when Nita Leslie insists upon accompanying them, and Nita's husband Fred shows up at the hotel, along with Angelica and the house detective. After Fred is placated, Reggie finally succeeds in convincing Angelica that he is indeed a ... +


When his wife Angelica decides that she cannot love her husband unless her women friends are chasing after him, Reggie Irving sends scented love letters to himself to make Angelica jealous. That ploy failing, Reggie secures the aid of Polly Hathaway, known as the Town Tattler, to print risque items in her column about him. Still failing to intrigue his wife, Reggie arranges to meet Polly in a hotel room as part of a plan to trick Angelica into discovering them. Complications arise when Nita Leslie insists upon accompanying them, and Nita's husband Fred shows up at the hotel, along with Angelica and the house detective. After Fred is placated, Reggie finally succeeds in convincing Angelica that he is indeed a lady-killer. +

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