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Don't Change Your Husband (1919)

Leila Porter comes to dislike her husband James, a glue king who is always eating onions and looking sloppy. But after she divorces him and marries two-timing playboy Schuyler Van Sutphen the now-reformed James looks pretty good.

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James Denby Porter
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Leila Porter
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The Bishop, Rt. Rev. Thomas Thornby
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Nanette aka Toodles
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Ted Shawn ...
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Leila Porter comes to dislike her husband James, a glue king who is always eating onions and looking sloppy. But after she divorces him and marries two-timing playboy Schuyler Van Sutphen the now-reformed James looks pretty good.

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Après la pluie, le beau temps  »

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This is the first collaboration between Gloria Swanson and Cecil B. DeMille. See more »

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Title Card: Fate sometimes lurks in Christmas shopping.
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Referenced in Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic (2004) See more »

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Don't Change your Husband
14 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The 1919 silent film "Don't Change Your Husband" is the equivalence of today's chick flick. Though this film was made is 1919, it deals with racy topics like adultery and marriage. The acting in this movie was good, especially since it is a silent film. The music and editing was very well done to compensate for no actual dialog.

The story line and the acting were both realistic. The story can happen in 1919 and in present day. As for the acting, even though the movie had very little dialog, the emotions that the actors were portraying were there and made the theme of the movie more realistic. The theme of this movie? Don't change husbands ladies because men are all the same!


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