Companionate Marriage

Companionate Marriage was a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Erle C. Kenton and starring Betty Bronson, and released by First National Pictures.[1] The film is now considered lost.[2][3]

Companionate Marriage
Directed byErle C. Kenton
Produced byEdward Small
Written byBeatrice Van
Casey Robinson (intertitles)
Screenplay byWainwright Evans
Ben B. Lindsey
Story byWainwright Evans
Ben B. Lindsey
StarringBetty Bronson
CinematographyRay June
Edited byW. Donn Hayes
CM Corporation
Asher Small Rogers
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • 1928 (1928)
Running time
70 mins.
CountryUnited States
English intertitles

The film was a collaboration between the company of Asher Small Rogers and Sam Sax.[4] It was banned by the New York State Censor.[5]



  1. White Munden, Kenneth, ed. (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog Of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921–1930, Part 1. University of California Press. p. 142. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
  2. Companionate Marriage at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: First National Pictures 1928 Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine(misspelled Compassionate Marriage)
  3. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Companionate Marriage
  4. THAMYRIS GROUP IS WARMLY RECEIVED: Trio of Resident Musicians Give Enjoyable Program at Beaux Arts ISABEL MORSE JONES. Los Angeles Times (1923–Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif], April 24, 1928, p. A11.
  5. "Lindsey Picture Is Banned by Censor", Los Angeles Times (1923–Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif], September 14, 1928, p. A11.

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