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Our Modern Maidens (1929)

Passed | | Drama, Comedy | 8 September 1929 (USA)
A flapper charms a diplomat to procure her fiancé a career opportunity, while the fiancé starts a relationship with her best friend.

Director:

Jack Conway

Writers:

Josephine Lovett (story and continuity by), Marian Ainslee (titles) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Joan Crawford ... Billie
Rod La Rocque ... Abbott
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ... Gil
Anita Page ... Kentucky
Edward J. Nugent ... Reg (as Edward Nugent)
Josephine Dunn ... Ginger
Albert Gran ... B. Bickering Brown
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Storyline

Young vivacious Billie uses her charms on influential businessman Glenn Abbott in hopes of getting her secret fiancée Gil a diplomatic appointment. Meanwhile Gil's affections meander to beautiful ingenue Kentucky, Billie's best friend. After securing Gil's appointment, Abbott is crushed to learn of Billie's impending marriage. What Billie didn't count on was Gil getting Kentucky pregnant. This throws her wedding day into scandal and creates turmoil in the lives of the youthful quartet. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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Taglines:

Thrilling! Throbbing-Back of the Scene of Jazz-Mad Youth! (Print Ad-Albany Evening News, ((Albany NY)) 20 September 1929) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Joan Crawford married co-star Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in a well orchestrated publicity event for the film. See more »

Quotes

Billie Brown: What do you think of a groomless honeymoon? Modern, isn't it? I'm just starting the fashion.
Ginger: Do tell us... is this a modern moral... or just another immoral modern?
Billie Brown: Do you think you'd know the difference, darling?
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Connections

Featured in Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

To Be In Love ('Specially With You)
(uncredited)
Words by Roy Turk
Music by Fred E. Ahlert
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Decent follow-up to Our Dancing Daughters
4 September 2000 | by nickandrewSee all my reviews

Popular follow-up to Our Dancing Daughters. Crawford and Fairbanks (who were married in real life) play an engaged couple who fall for different people. He falls for her best friend (Page) and she falls for diplomat (LaRoque). Was considered a risqué jazz age love quadrangle at the time. Crawford's final silent film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerikalı bakireler See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent | Mono (Western Electric System) (musical score and sound effects)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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