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Old Wives for New (1918)

Charles Murdock neglects his fat and lazy wife in favor of Juliet Raeburn but, when Juliet's name is involved in murder, he marries Viola and takes her to Paris.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Charles Murdock
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Juliet Raeburn
Sylvia Ashton ...
Sophy Murdock
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Sophy in Prologue
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Tom Berkeley
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Norma Murdock
Marcia Manon ...
Viola Hastings
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Jessie
J. Parks Jones ...
Charley Murdock
Edna Mae Cooper ...
Bertha
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Melville Bladen
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Simcox
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Maid
Mayme Kelso ...
Housekeeper
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Saleslady (as Alice Taafe)
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Charles Murdock neglects his fat and lazy wife in favor of Juliet Raeburn but, when Juliet's name is involved in murder, he marries Viola and takes her to Paris. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Release Date:

19 May 1918 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hustru - Moder - Elskerinde  »

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Budget:

$66,241 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Tom Berkeley: [after he has been shot] She didn't do it - it was the little one! This must be hushed up, Charlie - damn it all, my reputation *must* be saved!
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Referenced in Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic (2004) See more »

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Rare DeMille silent survives at Eastman House

This rare Cecil B. DeMille silent with a cast that includes Florence Vidor and the future star, Alice Terry (in a small role as a saleslady), has just escaped being a lost film. A print is housed at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y. Perhaps the only reason for its survival is the DeMille name.


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