6.2/10
810
7 user 2 critic

The Cardboard Lover (1928)

A ditzy American girl visiting Monte Carlo is hired by a tennis champ to be his "cardboard lover"--to pretend to be in love with him so he can teach his two-timing fiancé a lesson and win ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Z. Leonard

Writers:

Jacques Deval (play), Lucille Newmark (titles) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Marion Davies ... Sally
Jetta Goudal ... Simone
Nils Asther ... Andre
Andrés de Segurola ... The Baritone
Tenen Holtz ... Argine
Pepi Lederer Pepi Lederer ... Flapper
Edit

Storyline

A ditzy American girl visiting Monte Carlo is hired by a tennis champ to be his "cardboard lover"--to pretend to be in love with him so he can teach his two-timing fiancé a lesson and win her back. What he doesn't realize is that the girl isn't pretending--she actually is in love with him, and she sets out to win him for herself. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Marion is here again as delightful as ever. She gambles at Monte Carlo thinking she has plenty of money only to find she didn't and complications follow in a amusing way. (Print Ad- Rock Rapids Review ((Rock Rapids Iowa)) 30 August 1928) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

While Marion Davies is checking into the hotel at the beginning of the film, the flapper standing next to her is her niece, Pepi Lederer. Her mother was actress Reine Davies who was Marion's older sister. Her father was George W. Lederer, who produced and directed Marion's first movie, Runaway Romany (1917). See more »

Connections

Version of The Passionate Plumber (1932) See more »

User Reviews

The Cardboard Lover review
4 May 2020 | by JoeytheBritSee all my reviews

Marion Davies doing what she does best, even though she does overplay her hand on occasion. The picture is worth watching just to see the expressions on Nils Asther's face as he has a large chest plaster slowly removed.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

2 September 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Her Cardboard Lover See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed