Don’t Change Your Husband
B&W : [?] Six or Seven? reels / [?] 6102 or 6420? feet
Produced (directed) by Cecil B. De Mille (Cecil B. DeMille)
Cast: Elliott Dexter [James Denby Porter], Gloria Swanson [Leila Porter, his wife], Lewis J. Cody (Lew Cody) [Schuyler Van Sutphen], Sylvia Ashton [Mrs. Huckney], Theodore Roberts [the bishop], Julia Faye [‘Toodles’ Thomas], James Neill [the butler], Bessie Eyton [the secretary], Jack Mulhall [a man playing cards], Raymond Hatton [the roulette dealer], Clarence Burton [a gambler], Ted Shawn
Artcraft Pictures Corporation (Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) production; distributed by Artcraft Pictures Corporation (Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) [Cecil B. DeMille Production; An Artcraft Picture]. / Scenario by Jeanie Macpherson, from an adaptation by Jeanie Macpherson of a novel by David Graham Phillips. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Set decoration by Howard Higgins. Gowns by Margaretta Hoffman. Technical director, Howard Higgin. Assistant director, Sam Wood. Photographed (cinematography) by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Anne Bauchens. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 31 December 1918 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP13214]. Released 26 January 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was produced from 12 October through 29 November 1918. The production cost was $73,922.14; the film grossed $292,394.10 in earnings. Swanson’s first film for Famous Players-Lasky.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1082.
Survival status: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Adultery - Gambling
Listing updated: 7 March 2011.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.1082; Bardèche-History p. 107; Bohn-Light p. 90; Card-Seductive p. 83; Fell-History pp. 106, 107; Higashi-Virgins pp. 134-135, 136, 137, 139, 142, 145, 149; Hudson-Swanson pp. 13, 119, 120; Leish-Cinema p. 45; Quirk-Swanson pp. 23, 72, 73, 74, 75-76, 77; Shipman-Cinema pp. 66, 68; Sinyard-Silent pp. 84, 145; Vermilye-Twenties p. 118 : Website-AFI; Website-GEH.
Home video: DVD.