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Paris Bound (1929)

Pre-Code early-talkie film version of Philip Barry's Broadway hit chronicles the first five years of marriage between James and Mary Hutton, and the two paramours they deserted who wait patiently - and manipulatively - in the wings.

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Mary Hutton
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Jim Hutton
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Noel Farley
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Richard Parrish
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James Hutton Sr
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Helen White
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Peter
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Nora Cope
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Fanny Shipman
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Julie
Douglas Scott ...
Jimmy (as Master Douglas Scott)
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Pre-Code early-talkie film version of Philip Barry's Broadway hit chronicles the first five years of marriage between James and Mary Hutton, and the two paramours they deserted who wait patiently - and manipulatively - in the wings.

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Filmed partially on location at Jewett Estate, 1145 Arden Road, Pasadena, California. See more »

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The Young Son and Heir
3 February 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Dated, stagey and suffering from a static camera, this early Philip Barry play still manages to pack a wallop due to Barry's wonderful dialogue and the strengths of the leads, Frederick March and Ann Harding, right at the beginning of their careers, but possessed of a naturalness that carries this movie along. Thanks to the Vitaphone Project for reuniting the rediscovered soundtrack to the moving image.


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