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Spite Marriage

Spite Marriage
Spite Marriage
Spite Marriage
  • NR
  • 1h 16m
  • 1929
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Buster Keaton stars in his last silent film as a humble working man in love with a star actress--who marries him after her co-star and fiancé weds another. Alas, the poor groom is the last to learn that his dream wedding is only a Spite Marriage. Elmer (Keaton--Go West, The Cameraman) has never missed a performance by the woman of his dreams, Trilby Drew (Dorothy Sebastian). Every night, he borrows a clean tuxedo from an unwitting customer and races to the theatre. And on the night that Trilby discovers her co-star, paramour and fiancé, Lionel Benmore (Edward Earle), has ditched her, she demands Elmer marry her. But when poor, sweet Elmer discovers the union is a marriage on paper only, he takes a job aboard a gambling ship, where he rescues Trilby from certain death--and where Trilby realizes she has truly loved Elmer all along.
© 1929 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:April 6, 1929
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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