Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1925)

Julian (Percy Marmont) is a poor artist who lives with wife Edith (Alice Joyce) and their newborn baby in Harlem. Struggling to make ends meet, he foregoes his artistic calling and draws ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank Borzage

Writers:

Zoe Akins (play), Kenneth B. Clarke (adaptation)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Alice Joyce ... Edith
Percy Marmont ... Julian
Virginia Marshall Virginia Marshall ... Janet
Helena D'Algy ... Olga
Ford Sterling ... Oscar
Holmes Herbert ... Greenough
Edythe Chapman ... Mrs. Greenough
James O. Barrows ... Colonel Orth
James T. Mack James T. Mack ... Benson (as James MacElhern)
Martha Mattox ... Mrs. Wethers
Charles Crockett ... Mr. Smith
Kate Toncray ... Mrs. Smith
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Julian (Percy Marmont) is a poor artist who lives with wife Edith (Alice Joyce) and their newborn baby in Harlem. Struggling to make ends meet, he foregoes his artistic calling and draws for magazines. Reaching his limits, Julian convinces his wife he could reach higher grounds if he were to go to Paris. He moves to Paris while his Edith works at a shop on Fifth Avenue. Each of their lives evolves differently-Edith is courted by a wealthy suitor whom she ignores while pining for her husband, while Julian fails to meet his goals in Paris, returning defeated three years later. The meeting highlight how different their routes have been.

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Taglines:

WHERE DID DADDY WANDER---? (original ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama

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The first ever screen adaptation of a Zoe Akins play. See more »

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Remade as Women Love Once (1931) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

8 March 1925 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drømmen om Lykken See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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