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Half a Bride (1928)

Passed | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 16 June 1928 (USA)
Rambunctious Patience Winslow listens to a radio show about "companionae marriage" and decides to try it out, so she enters into a trial marriage. Her father, however, breaks up the ... See full summary »

Director:

Gregory La Cava

Writers:

Arthur Stringer (story "White Hands"), Percy Heath (scenario) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Esther Ralston ... Patience Winslow
Gary Cooper ... Capt. Edmunds
William Worthington ... Mr. Winslow
Freeman Wood ... Jed Sessions
Mary Doran ... Betty Brewster
Guy Oliver ... Chief Engineer
Ray Gallagher ... Engineer
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Rambunctious Patience Winslow listens to a radio show about "companionae marriage" and decides to try it out, so she enters into a trial marriage. Her father, however, breaks up the marriage before it can be consummated by kidnapping her and keeping her aboard his yacht. She escapes overboard, but Edmunds, the yacht's captain, jumps in after her. Just at that time a fierce storm whips up, and the two are cast ashore on a deserted island. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

Trial marriage. Front pages of the papers preach it. Disappointed couples advocate it. Come see the experiment put to the test in as entertaining a screen story as you've seen in months. (Print Ad- The Saratogian, ((Saratoga, NY)) 30 June 1928)


Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

16 June 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Excêntrica See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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