The Marriage Circle
B&W : Eight reels / 8200 feet
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Cast: Florence Vidor [Charlotte Braun], Monte Blue [Doctor Franz Braun], Marie Prevost [Mizzi Stock], Creighton Hale [Doctor Gustav Mueller], Adolphe Menjou [Professor Josef Stock], Harry Myers [the detective], Dale Fuller [neurotic patient], Esther Ralston
Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Ernst Lubitsch. Scenario by Paul Bern, from the adaptation by Paul Bern of the play Nur ein Traum (Only a Dream) by Lothar Schmidt. Art direction by Lewis Geib and Esdras Hartley. Assistant directors, James Flood and Henry Blanke. Cinematography by Charles Van Enger. Intertitles by Victor Vance. / © 12 December 1923 by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated [LP19705]. Premiered 3 February 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was remade by Lubitsch for Paramount as One Hour with You (1932).
Survival status: Prints exist in the Museum of Modern Art film archive; in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Austria: Vienna
Listing updated: 24 June 2009.
References: Bardèche-History p. 287; Bohn-Light pp. xxiii, 89; Drew-Speaking pp. 193, 283; Everson-American pp. 268, 323; Fell-History p. 119; FilmDaily-1926 p. 40; Higashi-Virgins pp. 141, 148-149; Lahue-Kops p. 123; Leish-Cinema p. 50; Limbacher-Feature p. 155; Sarris-Sternberg p. 11; Sato-Currents p. 32; Shipman-Cinema p. 82; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 90-92 : Website-NFPF.
Home video: DVD.