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His House in Order (1920 film)

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Director  Hugh Ford
Country  United States
His House in Order (1920 film) His House in Order 1920 film Wikipedia

Language  Silent (English intertitles)
Release date  March 7, 1920 (1920-03-07)
Based on  His House in Order  by Arthur Wing Pinero
Writer  Hugh Ford (scenario), Arthur Wing Pinero (play)

His House in Order is a 1920 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Hugh Ford and starred Elsie Ferguson. It is based on a 1906 Broadway play by Sir Arthur Wing Pinero which starred John Drew and Margaret Illington. The story was filmed again in the United Kingdom in 1928 and also titled House in Order.

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Plot

As described in a film magazine, young impulsive Englishwoman Nina Graham (Ferguson), left penniless by the death of her father, takes a position as governess in the home of Filmer Jesson (Herbert), M.P. Filmer's wife Annabelle (Steele) is killed in an accident, and Nina learns that Annabelle had been carrying on an affair with an army officer. Later Nina and Filmer marry, but she is harassed by his constant references to his departed wife. His discovery that Annabelle was not the paragon he thought she was unnerves him and he seeks solace in the love of Nina.

Cast

  • Elsie Ferguson as Nina Graham
  • Holmes Herbert as Filmer Jesson
  • Vernon Steele as Hillary Jesson
  • Margaret Linden as Annabelle Jesson
  • Marie Burke as Geraldine Ridgley
  • Lawrence Johnson as Derek Jesson
  • William P. Carleton as undetermined role
  • Forrest Robinson as undetermined
  • Jane Jennings as undetermined
  • Lewis Sealy as undetermined
  • Regis Collins as undetermined
  • Inez Borrero as undetermined
  • Preservation status

    Both the 1920 American and the 1928 British film are now considered to be lost films.

    References

    His House in Order (1920 film) Wikipedia
    His House in Order (1920 film) IMDb


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