My American Wife (1922)

A horse-race brings together Kentuckian Natalie Chester and Argentinean Manuel La Tassa. At a party Pedro De Grossa insults Natalie, and consequently Manuel challenges him to a duel. To ... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Wood
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gloria Swanson ... Natalie Chester
Antonio Moreno ... Manuel La Tessa
Josef Swickard ... Don Fernando DeContas
Eric Mayne ... Carlos DeGrossa
Gino Corrado ... Pedro DeGrossa
Edythe Chapman ... Donna Isabella LaTassa
Aileen Pringle ... Hortensia deVereta
Walter Long ... Gomez
Frank Butler Frank Butler ... Horace Beresford (as F.R. Butler)
Jacques D'Auray Jacques D'Auray ... Gaston Navarre
Loyal Underwood ... Danny O'Hare
Mary Land Mary Land ... Maid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mervyn LeRoy ... Extra
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A horse-race brings together Kentuckian Natalie Chester and Argentinean Manuel La Tassa. At a party Pedro De Grossa insults Natalie, and consequently Manuel challenges him to a duel. To assure his son's success Carlos De Grossa hires Gomez to ambush Manuel. While Manuel is recuperating Natalie discovers the perfidy. She bribes Gomez to expose the De Grossas, Pedro leaves the country, and Manuel finally accepts his duty to participate in his government with the help of Natalie, his new wife. Written by Pamela Short

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Country:

Argentina | USA

Release Date:

31 December 1922 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Az én amerikai feleségem See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

GBP196,750
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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