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For Better, For Worse
Also known as {For Better or Worse}
(1919) American
B&W : Seven reels / 7105 feet
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Cast: Elliott Dexter [Doctor Edward Meade], Tom Forman [Dick Burton], Gloria Swanson [Sylvia Norcross], Sylvia Ashton [Sylvia’s aunt], Raymond Hatton [Bud], Theodore Roberts [Doctor Roland], Wanda Hawley [Betty Hoyt], Winter Hall [doctor], Jack Holt [crusader], Fred Huntley [colonial soldier], Monte Blue, Mae Giraci

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [Artcraft Pictures]. / Produced by Cecil B. DeMille. Scenario by Jeanie Macpherson, from an adaptation by William C. de Mille of the play For Better, For Worse by Edgar Selwyn. Production manager, Howard Higgin. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Assistant director, Sam Wood. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Assistant cameraman, James Wong Howe. Edited by Anne Bauchens. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 21 April 1919 by Artcraft Pictures Corporation [LP13653]. Released 27 April 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1424.

Survival status: Print exists in the George Eastman Museum film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 5 February 2010.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1424; Bardèche-History p. 107; Bohn-Light p. 90; Fell-History pp. 106, 107; Hudson-Swanson pp. 13, 122, 123, 124; Quirk-Swanson pp. 77-78, 79 : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

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