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Don't Change Your Husband (1919)

Leila Porter comes to dislike her husband James, a glue king who is always eating onions and looking sloppy. But after she divorces him and marries two-timing playboy Schuyler Van Sutphen the now-reformed James looks pretty good.

Director:

Cecil B. DeMille

Writer:

Jeanie Macpherson (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elliott Dexter ... James Denby Porter
Gloria Swanson ... Leila Porter
Lew Cody ... Schuyler Van Sutphen
Sylvia Ashton Sylvia Ashton ... Mrs. Huckney
Theodore Roberts ... The Bishop, Rt. Rev. Thomas Thornby
Julia Faye ... Nanette aka Toodles
James Neill ... Butler
Ted Shawn Ted Shawn ... Faun
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Storyline

Leila Porter comes to dislike her husband James, a glue king who is always eating onions and looking sloppy. But after she divorces him and marries two-timing playboy Schuyler Van Sutphen the now-reformed James looks pretty good.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

26 January 1919 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Après la pluie, le beau temps See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Filming began on 7 November 1918, but was interrupted less than an hour later when (false) reports that the war was over reached Paramount, and everyone was sent home for the rest of the day. See more »

Quotes

Title Card: The Dangers of a Fancy Dress Ball lurk as insidiously behind the merriment as a Serpent under Rose Leaves - its very Romance is Temptation!
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Referenced in Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic (2004) See more »

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A movie that shows true emotions
15 September 2010 | by k-plekanSee all my reviews

This movie was certainly an interesting one to watch. The storyline is one that I can see happening even in today's modern era. All the characters had personality traits that travel through the ages.

For this movie I did not expect how beautiful the setting would be. All the different sculptures, paintings, furniture, rooms and decorations kept your mind thinking and alive as the movie played on. The costumes were beautiful and it was something you don't see often in movies today.

Overall, I would recommend this movie. It was certainly one that kept my interest although it was a bit boring in the beginning. The plot is something that can happen today and it can teach us all a lesson about how to deal with our lives.


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