How To Educate a Wife (1924)

Comedy | 1 May 1924

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HISTORY

The Jan 1924 AmCin reported that William Seiter was set to direct How to Educate a Wife, with cinematographer John Stumar behind the camera. However, neither man was listed in ... More Less

The Jan 1924 AmCin reported that William Seiter was set to direct How to Educate a Wife, with cinematographer John Stumar behind the camera. However, neither man was listed in credits. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
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DATE
PAGE
American Cinematographer
Jan 1924
p. 25.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 May 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Brothers Pictures
Copyright Date:
21 May 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20226
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,800
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Business failure Ernest Todd is advised by his friend, Billy Breese, to enlist his wife's charms as a means of winning customers. Although his wife is willing, he objects, and she leaves him when he protests her "stepping out" with a prospect. Later they meet, and pretending reconciliation they invite a friend to sign an important document. All goes amiss in a runaway auto, but he signs and the couple are ... +


Business failure Ernest Todd is advised by his friend, Billy Breese, to enlist his wife's charms as a means of winning customers. Although his wife is willing, he objects, and she leaves him when he protests her "stepping out" with a prospect. Later they meet, and pretending reconciliation they invite a friend to sign an important document. All goes amiss in a runaway auto, but he signs and the couple are reunited. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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