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The First Born (1928)

A beautiful young woman marries a wealthy man, but he turns out to be a cad who mistreats her and cheats on her at every opportunity.

Director:

Miles Mander
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Cast

Cast overview:
Miles Mander ... Sir Hugo Boycott
Madeleine Carroll ... Lady Madeleine Boycott
John Loder ... Lord David Harborough
Ella Atherton Ella Atherton ... Nina de Lande
Margot Armand Margot Armand ... Sylvia Findlay
Ivo Dawson Ivo Dawson ... Derek Findlay
Marjorie Roach Marjorie Roach ... Phoebe Chivers
John St. John John St. John ... Dicky
Naomi Jacob Naomi Jacob ... Dot
Bernard Vaughan Bernard Vaughan ... Butler
Walter Wichelow Walter Wichelow ... Impitt
Theodore Mander Theodore Mander ... Stephen Boycott
Beryl Egerton Beryl Egerton ... Maid
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A beautiful young woman marries a wealthy man, but he turns out to be a cad who mistreats her and cheats on her at every opportunity.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den förstfödde See more »

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Gainsborough Pictures See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Out for the count
26 April 2019 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

It would have been better if someone other than Miles Mander had directed.That way they could have restrained his overwrought dramatics.By the way the censors would see the scenario,so the lack of speech would not have been a restraint to their activities.


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