When his fiancée Valentine dumps him, prominent lawyer Geoffrey Sherwood goes on a bender and winds up married to a stranger, Miriam Brady. They decide to give their marriage a chance. Their landlady, a one-time Floradora girl, offers to help Miriam become refined. Successful again, Geoffrey is approached ("if only we were free") by Valentine. Miriam tells Valentine off in no uncertain terms. Geoffrey moves into his club where Valentine's husband tells him he is a fool to leave Miriam. Written by
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The original play opened in New York on 2 November 1914. See more
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Geoffrey D. 'Geoff' Sherwood
Now I'm in oil.
So is a sardine.
Referenced in Outrageous Foreplay
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Played on an organ after the wedding See more