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Why Change Your Wife? (1920)

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Robert and Beth Gordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced. Just as he gets bored with Sally's superficiality, Beth strives to ... See full summary »

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Beth Gordon
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Robert Gordon
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Sally Clark
Theodore Kosloff ...
Radinioff
Sylvia Ashton ...
Aunt Kate
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The Doctor
Mayme Kelso ...
Harriette - the Couturière
Lucien Littlefield ...
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Edna Mae Cooper ...
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Jane Wolfe ...
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Robert and Beth Gordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced. Just as he gets bored with Sally's superficiality, Beth strives to improve her looks. The original couple falls in love again at a summer resort. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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19 September 1921 (UK)  »

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Hvorfor bytter Manden Hustru  »

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Film debut of William Boyd. See more »

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Bathing Suit Mannequin: When a girl can wear a bathing suit like this, it's her duty to do so.
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Great Silent Classic!
4 June 2000 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I bought this film because Bebe Daniels is in it. I may be a little biased since Bebe was my grandfather's aunt, but I think the movie is terrific. The story is so true to life even today! It has a great message and the written narration is so "deep" for the lack of a better word. I was actually more impressed with Gloria Swanson in this particular film though! She was great! She actually "made" the movie! Bebe's part as a vamp was really good too though! She was the perfect one to play this part! I am not gonna give anything away, just order it and watch it for yourself! My husband and I enjoyed it so much! I must confess I ordered all the Bebe movies I could find because there is a definate family resemblance between she and I! But out of my strange interest in this aspect, I actually ended up finding so much more! I love the Silent Classics and discovered Gloria Swanson in the process! Thank you and take care!!!


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