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A House Divided (1913)

Unrated | | Comedy, Short | 2 May 1913 (USA)
A married couple decide to "live separately together."

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Gerald Hutton
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Diana Hutton
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Storyline

Gerald Hutton and his lovely wife Diana grow suspicious of one another through (false) circumstantial evidence. At a lawyer's suggestion "they agree to live separately together." Very soon, both regret agreeing not to speak to one another. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Comedy | Short

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Unrated
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2 May 1913 (USA)  »

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Дело чести  »

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Turner Classic Movies showed a version with a piano score on the soundtrack, and running 13 minutes. See more »

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The married couple's separation agreement is shown in close-up, with both signatures in place. Then the husband and wife are each shown signing it. See more »

Quotes

Gerald Hutton: PLEASE PERMIT ME TO SHOW YOU THE DOOR. YOUR PERFUME HAS DISTURBING PROPERTIES.
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Edited into Women Who Made the Movies (1992) See more »

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The picture will make some fun in some houses
1 September 2017 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Farce comedy portraying the troubles of a married couple. A lawyer draws up articles of separation, which are shown on the screen duly signed. Then the husband and wife sign their names. There is a stenographer in this picture who will cause more rage than laughter; she chews gum and operates in a style peculiarly her own. The picture will make some fun in some houses. - The Moving Picture World, May 10, 1913


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