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Just Married
Director: Frank Strayer (Dir)
Release Date:   18 Aug 1928
Premiere Information:   New York opening: week of 11 Aug 1928
Duration (in mins):   63
Duration (in feet):   6,039
Duration (in reels):   6
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Cast:   James Hall (Bob Adams)  
    Ruth Taylor (Roberta)  
    Harrison Ford (Jack Stanley)  
    William Austin (Percy Jones)  
    Ivy Harris (Mrs. Jack Stanley)  
    Tom Ricketts (Makepeace Witter)  
    Maude Turner Gordon (Mrs. Witter)  
    Lila Lee (Victoire)  
    Arthur Hoyt (Steward)  
    Wade Boteler (Purser)  
    Mario Carillo (Magnoir)  

Summary: Victoire, a model in a Paris dress shop, discovers that Percy Jones, who jilted her, is about to marry Roberta. Incensed and determined to break up the match, Victoire books passage on the ocean liner carrying Roberta and Percy back to the United States. Robert Adams, who sees Roberta as she is boarding the ship, becomes infatuated with her and likewise books passage. After many mistaken identities, cross-purposes, misunderstandings, and overheard conversations, Robert and Roberta become engaged, and a reluctant Percy agrees at last to marry Victoire. 

Production Company: Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.  
Distribution Company: Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.  
Director: Frank Strayer (Dir)
Producer: Adolph Zukor (Pres)
  Jesse L. Lasky (Pres)
Writer: Frank Butler (Scen)
  Gilbert Pratt (Scen)
  Frank Butler (Adpt)
  Gilbert Pratt (Adpt)
  George Marion (Titles)
Photography: Edward Cronjager (Dir of photog)
Film Editor: B. F. Zeidman (Film ed)
  William Shea (Film ed)
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the play Just Married by Adelaide Matthews and Anne Nichols (New York, 26 Apr 1921).
Authors: Adelaide Matthews
  Anne Nichols

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp. 16/8/1928 dd/mm/yyyy LP25545

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Genre: Comedy
Subjects (Major): Models
  Ocean liners
  Paris (France)


Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Film Daily   19 Aug 1928.   
New York Times   13 Aug 1928   p. 32.
Variety   15 Aug 1928   p. 17.

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