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Spite Marriage
Also known as A Romeo in Pyjamas in the United Kingdom
(1929) American
B&W : Seven reels / 7047 feet
Directed by Edward Sedgwick

Cast: Buster Keaton [Elmer], Dorothy Sebastian [Trilby Drew], Edward Earle [Lionel Denmore], Leila Hyams [Ethyle Norcrosse], William Bechtel [Nussbaum], John Byron [Giovanni Scarzi]; Hank Mann, Pat Harmon

Joseph M. Schenck Productions production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Edward Sedgwick. Scenario by Richard Schayer, from the adaptation by Ernest S. Pagano of a screen story by Lew Lipton. Production supervision by Lawrence Weingarten. Art direction by Cedric Gibbons. Wardrobe (costume design) by David Cox. Cinematography by Reggie Lanning. Intertitles by Robert Hopkins. Edited by Frank Sullivan. / © 22 April 1929 by Joseph M. Schenck [LP329]. Released 6 April 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was also released in the USA in a silent film at 6500 feet. / Silent film, with synchronized music and sound effects.


Survival status: Prints exist [35mm positives].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Synchronized sound film - Tailors - Theatre

Listing updated: 27 October 2008.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 318; Brownlow-Parade p. 488; Dardis-Keaton pp. 166, 171-172, 173, 174, 176, 189, 230, 256, 273, 293; Kerr-Silent pp. 242, 245, 256; Limbacher-Feature p. 231; Maltin-Selected p. 155; Sinyard-Silent pp. 119, 182.

Home video: DVD.

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