Domestic Troubles (1928)

60 mins | Comedy | 24 March 1928

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HISTORY

Var reviewed the film as Domestic Trouble ... More Less

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SOURCE CITATIONS
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Film Daily
29 Jul 1928.
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Variety
20 Jun 1928
p. 15.
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DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Domestic Trouble
Release Date:
24 March 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
16 March 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25068
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Music score by Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also a silent version.
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,164
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Twin brothers James and Horace Bullard have opposite personalities: James, a gay dandy, marries a clubwoman; Horace, straitlaced, introverted, and prudish, draws a butterfly for a wife. While Carrie is away, Horace takes a joyride with an old sweetheart, is arrested for speeding, and sent to jail. At James's request, Horace impersonates his brother when Carrie returns. They meet Grace, Horace's wife, at a cabaret, and having admired her high-stepping brother-in-law, Grace accepts his invitation to come home with them. Flirting with "James," Grace discovers a small birthmark on his neck--the same as her husband's. James appears in the midst of Horace's dilemma, and Carrie never learns of the ... +


Twin brothers James and Horace Bullard have opposite personalities: James, a gay dandy, marries a clubwoman; Horace, straitlaced, introverted, and prudish, draws a butterfly for a wife. While Carrie is away, Horace takes a joyride with an old sweetheart, is arrested for speeding, and sent to jail. At James's request, Horace impersonates his brother when Carrie returns. They meet Grace, Horace's wife, at a cabaret, and having admired her high-stepping brother-in-law, Grace accepts his invitation to come home with them. Flirting with "James," Grace discovers a small birthmark on his neck--the same as her husband's. James appears in the midst of Horace's dilemma, and Carrie never learns of the escapade. +

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