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Marianne (1929)

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Cast overview:
Marion Davies ... Marianne
Oscar Shaw ... Stagg
Fred Solm ... André (as Robert Castle)
Robert Ames ... Soapy
Scott Kolk ... Lieutenant Frane
Emile Chautard ... Père Joseph
Mack Swain ... General
Oscar Apfel ... Major
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23 July 1931 (Portugal) See more »

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Mariana See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Mostly a pleasant curiosity
3 April 2001 | by psteierSee all my reviews

Marion Davies plays a French girl whose fiancee is at the front in World War I. When American troops are billeted in her village after the armistice, she is romanced by and falls for a soldier, and must make a decision who to go with when her fiancee returns blinded.

Made when some in Hollywood hoped that sound pictures would be a passing fad, the same story was also filmed as the talkie 'Marianne (1929/I)' using the same sets but mostly different actors.

Pleasant, but nothing to go out of the way for except perhaps to compare it to the sound version (which I haven't seen).


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