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Our Modern Maidens (1929)

Passed  -  Drama | Comedy  -  8 September 1929 (USA)
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A flapper charms a diplomat to procure her fiancé a career opportunity, while the fiancé starts a relationship with her best friend.

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Gil
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Kentucky
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Young vivacious Billie uses her charms on influential businessman Glenn Abbott in hopes of getting her secret fiancée Gil a diplomatic appointment. Meanwhile Gil's affections meander to beautiful ingenue Kentucky, Billie's best friend. After securing Gil's appointment, Abbott is crushed to learn of Billie's impending marriage. What Billie didn't count on was Gil getting Kentucky pregnant. This throws her wedding day into scandal and creates turmoil in the lives of the youthful quartet. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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An all-talking--singing and dancing jazz party!

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Drama | Comedy

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8 September 1929 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Joan Crawford married co-star Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in a well orchestrated publicity event for the film. See more »

Quotes

Gil: There's something in my pocket. Dig in for it.
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Connections

Followed by Our Blushing Brides (1930) See more »

Soundtracks

To Be In Love ('Specially With You)
(uncredited)
Words by Roy Turk
Music by Fred E. Ahlert
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Decent follow-up to Our Dancing Daughters
4 September 2000 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

Popular follow-up to Our Dancing Daughters. Crawford and Fairbanks (who were married in real life) play an engaged couple who fall for different people. He falls for her best friend (Page) and she falls for diplomat (LaRoque). Was considered a risqué jazz age love quadrangle at the time. Crawford's final silent film.


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