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Adam's Rib (1923)

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Michael Ramsay only has time for gathering his fortune in wheat. His wife seeks comfort elsewhere and, to avoid a scandal, her daughter Matilda assumes her mother's guilt. Ramsay nearly goes broke but gets rich again; his wife returns.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Milton Sills ...
Michael Ramsay
Elliott Dexter ...
Prof. Nathan Reade
Theodore Kosloff ...
Jaromir XIII - Deposed King of Morania
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Mrs. Michael Ramsay
Pauline Garon ...
Mathilda Ramsay
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The Mischievous One
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James Kilkenna
Robert Brower ...
Hugo Kermaier
Forrest Robinson ...
Kramer
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Lt. Braschek
Wedgwood Nowell ...
Minister's Secretary
Clarence Burton ...
Cave Man
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Michael Ramsay only has time for gathering his fortune in wheat. His wife seeks comfort elsewhere and, to avoid a scandal, her daughter Matilda assumes her mother's guilt. Ramsay nearly goes broke but gets rich again; his wife returns.

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24 September 1923 (USA)  »

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Dumb and Bobbed  »

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The film was a critical and financial disappointment, barely breaking even against its production and distribution costs. See more »

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

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Attention to Detail
10 December 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Although by this stage, the 42 year old Cecil B. DeMille was indulging himself in spectacles, he does pay attention to detail when it comes to costumes, and spares no expense in his research of props and authenticity. He makes a better painter of pictures than he does of directing actors.


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