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Paris Bound (1929)

Pre-Code early-talkie film version of Philip Barry's Broadway hit chronicles the first five years of marriage between James and Mary Hutton, and the two paramours they deserted who wait patiently - and manipulatively - in the wings.

Director:

Edward H. Griffith

Writers:

Philip Barry (play), Horace Jackson (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ann Harding ... Mary Hutton
Fredric March ... Jim Hutton
Carmelita Geraghty ... Noel Farley
Leslie Fenton ... Richard Parrish
George Irving ... James Hutton Sr
Charlotte Walker ... Helen White
Hallam Cooley ... Peter
Juliette Crosby ... Nora Cope
Ilka Chase ... Fanny Shipman
Rose Tapley ... Julie
Douglas Scott ... Jimmy (as Master Douglas Scott)
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Pre-Code early-talkie film version of Philip Barry's Broadway hit chronicles the first five years of marriage between James and Mary Hutton, and the two paramours they deserted who wait patiently - and manipulatively - in the wings.

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Matrimony- in the 1929 Manner! (Print Ad-The Daily News, ((Ludington, Mich.)) 24 October 1929)

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 1929 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Pathé Exchange See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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The film (previously believed to be lost) has been found and restored from 16 mm materials by Gary Lacher. See more »

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The Young Son and Heir
3 February 2003 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Dated, stagey and suffering from a static camera, this early Philip Barry play still manages to pack a wallop due to Barry's wonderful dialogue and the strengths of the leads, Frederick March and Ann Harding, right at the beginning of their careers, but possessed of a naturalness that carries this movie along. Thanks to the Vitaphone Project for reuniting the rediscovered soundtrack to the moving image.


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