Jerry Seevers returns from World War I service broken in health and his doctor tells him he has only six months to live. His fiancée jilts him and he sets out to drink himself to death. In ... See full summary »
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Jerry Seevers returns from World War I service broken in health and his doctor tells him he has only six months to live. His fiancée jilts him and he sets out to drink himself to death. In one of his binges he wakes up to find himself married to what the assumes is a gold-digger after his money. He leaves her and goes to a ranch in Arizona and get rid of his new bride, who is really in love with him. He sets up divorce proceedings and then realizes he actually loves her. Written by
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While his career had been languishing for over 3 years before this picture was released, many critics proclaimed this film as the final nail in the coffin for the former silent film super-star, John Gilbert. See more »
Mademoiselle from Armentières
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I was surprised at how much I liked this movie... It is so much better than I thought it would be, Gilbert is so handsome it's startling, he sounds great, the character is interesting and his co star Lois Moran, is charming. It has the feel of an early 30's style romantic farce, which it is , and I absolutely do not understand what people are talking about when they say this film is not good ...My interest is inborn, John Gilbert is my grandfather and until my mother wrote Dark Star after researching his life throughly, I knew little of him. I had never seen his films. I have seen most of them by now and am as much a fan as anyone. I know he must have suffered terribly towards the end of his career and life, but his films, silents and talkies, are simply wonderful to watch, even to a modern mind. As my mother points out in her lectures on his films, the silent film is an art form that stands on its own to the informed observer. Gilbert's talkies, including West Of Broadway are well worth watching.
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