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Director  William C. deMille
Screenplay  Clara Beranger
Genre  Comedy
Initial release  April 11, 1927 (USA)
Running time  1h 10m
Story by  A. A. Milne
Writer  Clara Beranger (adaptation), Clara Beranger (screenplay), A.A. Milne (play)
Cast  Vera Reynolds (Helen Davis), Phyllis Haver (Victoria Stoddard), Robert Ober (Leonard Stoddard), Theodore Kosloff (Antonio Russo), Victor Varconi (George La Fuente), Fred Walton (Dominick)
Similar movies  The Cinderella Man, Chris and His Wonderful Lamp, Married Alive, The Wise Wife, Chicago, Only 38

The Dover Road is a 1934 American romantic comedy film directed by J. Walter Ruben and starring Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook and Billie Burke. It was adapted by writer Henry William Hanemann from Clara Berangers 1927 movie The Little Adventuress, which in turn was a rewrite from the 1921 British play The Dover Road by A. A. Milne. The movie was originally released under the title Where Sinners Meet.

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The Dover Road (film) movie scenes  Wings 1927

When Victoria’s husband Leonard leaves her for Helen , Victoria takes up with artist Antonio. However both couples end up on George La Fuente's dude ranch. Everybody begins arguing with the poor Senor Fuentes.

Plot

Leonard and Anne drive along the lovers road to Dover, intending to embark for Calais and go to Paris. The car breaks down and Saunders takes them to a nearby hotel, which turns out to be a residence with servants, owned by a Mr. Latimer. They are told they cannot leave for seven days so that they can see if a marriage between them will work. The next day, Anne begins to notice things about Leonard that she ignored before. Another couple in the house are about to leave after seven days—Leonards wife Eustasia and her lover Nicholas.

Cast

  • Diana Wynyard – Anne
  • Clive Brook – Mr. Latimer
  • Billie Burke – Eustasia
  • Reginald Owen – Leonard
  • Alan Mowbray – Nicholas
  • Gilbert Emery – Dominic
  • Phyllis Barry – Chambermaid
  • Walter Armitage – Joseph
  • Katherine Williams – Chambermaid
  • Robert Adair – Jacob
  • Vernon Steele – Saunders
  • References

    The Dover Road (film) Wikipedia
    The Dover Road (film) IMDb The Dover Road (film) themoviedb.org