Her Wedding Night (1930)

78 mins | Romantic comedy | 18 September 1930

Director:

Frank Tuttle

Writer:

Henry Myers

Cinematographer:

Harry Fischbeck

Editor:

Doris Drought

Production Company:

Paramount Publix Corp.
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HISTORY

Paramount also made Spanish, French, German and Portuguese-language versions of Her Wedding Night. For information on those films, please consult the entries below for Su noche de bodas and Marion-nous. Famous Players-Lasky produced a silent adaptation of the Avery Hopwood play in 1925. That film, which also was directed by Frank Tuttle, was entitled Miss Bluebeard and starred Bebe Daniels and Robert Frazer (see entry bellow). ...

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Paramount also made Spanish, French, German and Portuguese-language versions of Her Wedding Night. For information on those films, please consult the entries below for Su noche de bodas and Marion-nous. Famous Players-Lasky produced a silent adaptation of the Avery Hopwood play in 1925. That film, which also was directed by Frank Tuttle, was entitled Miss Bluebeard and starred Bebe Daniels and Robert Frazer (see entry bellow).

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
EHW
4 Oct 1930
p. 32
EHW
11 Oct 1930
p. 39
Film Daily
28 Juol 1930
p. 10
New York Times
29 Sep 1930
p. 19
Time
6 Oct 1930
p. 34
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Assoc prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
J. A. Goodrich
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Der Gatte des Fräuleins by Gábor Drégely (Vienna, 1916) and the English-language adaptation, Little Miss Bluebeard , by Avery Hopwood (New York, 28 Aug 1923).
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DETAILS
Release Date:
18 September 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Paramount Publix Corp.
24 October 1930
LP1687
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
78
Length(in feet):
6,294
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Norma Martin, an American film actress vacationing in Paris, weary of male admirers, leaves with her friend Gloria Marshall for the south of France. On the same train is Larry Charters, a famous composer of popular songs, and his friend, Bob Hawley, Gloria's fiancé; to escape pursuing worshipers, he persuades Bob to exchange identities during the trip. When Norma and Bob are left behind at a station, the mayor mistakes them for two elopers thought to be on the train, and before they know it they are married, Bob still masquerading as Larry. Norma and Bob then arrive at their originally intended destination, and complications ensue when Bertie Bird and Mrs. Marshall take Norma and Larry to be man and wife. In spite of the humorous confusion, they decide to let the marriage remain legal, and Bertie gets to sleep after two nights of farcical ...

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Norma Martin, an American film actress vacationing in Paris, weary of male admirers, leaves with her friend Gloria Marshall for the south of France. On the same train is Larry Charters, a famous composer of popular songs, and his friend, Bob Hawley, Gloria's fiancé; to escape pursuing worshipers, he persuades Bob to exchange identities during the trip. When Norma and Bob are left behind at a station, the mayor mistakes them for two elopers thought to be on the train, and before they know it they are married, Bob still masquerading as Larry. Norma and Bob then arrive at their originally intended destination, and complications ensue when Bertie Bird and Mrs. Marshall take Norma and Larry to be man and wife. In spite of the humorous confusion, they decide to let the marriage remain legal, and Bertie gets to sleep after two nights of farcical madness.

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