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We Can't Have Everything (1918)

 -  Drama  -  7 July 1918 (USA)
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A married couple, each in love with another, attempts to unentangle themselves from their marriage in order to be with the one each truly loves. But the more they untangle one knot, the faster more confusing knots appear.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kathlyn Williams ...
Charity Coe Cheever
Elliott Dexter ...
Jim Dyckman
Wanda Hawley ...
Kedzie Thropp
Sylvia Breamer ...
Zada L'Etoile
Thurston Hall ...
Peter Cheever
Raymond Hatton ...
Marquis Of Strathdene
Tully Marshall ...
The Director
Theodore Roberts ...
The Sultan
James Neill ...
Detective
Ernest Joy ...
Heavy
William Elmer ...
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Charles Ogle ...
Kedzie's Father
Sylvia Ashton ...
Kedzie's Mother
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Socialite Charity Cheever, though neglected by her unfaithful husband, tells her would-be lover Dyckman to find another which he does. When she is finally divorced, Dyckman is already married. But the new Mrs. Dyckman is already in love with a Marquis so an opening appears. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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A real-life fire at the Lasky Studio was filmed and incorporated into the plot. See more »

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Referenced in Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic (2004) See more »

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The New Novel
3 December 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

With the assistance of Jeanie Macpherson bringing all of her experience from working with D.W. Griffith, the 37 year old Cecil B. DeMille was able to bring this novel to life in a film that is part of a trilogy (Old Wives for New, Don't Change Your Husbands, etc). This was the start of DeMille's films being regarded as the new novel.


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