Her Husband's Trademark

Her Husband's Trademark is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gloria Swanson and Richard Wayne. Produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures,[1] the film was shot on location in El Paso, Texas.[2][3]

Her Husband's Trademark
Film poster
Directed bySam Wood
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
Written byLorna Moon
Story byClara Beranger
StarringGloria Swanson
Richard Wayne
CinematographyAlfred Gilks
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • February 1922 (1922-02)
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Prints of Her Husband's Trademark are held at the George Eastman House and the Gosfilmofond archive in Moscow.[4][5]

Plot

As described in a film magazine,[6] the Berkeleys are prominent in New York City society, with James (Holmes), a man who bluffs at wealth, using the famed beauty of his new wife Lois (Swanson) to further his business interests in obtaining loans and other favors from capitalists. In the sudden acquired wealth of his old college chum Allan Franklyn (Wayne), who has been absent in Mexico for some years, James sees his big opportunity. The three go to Mexico where the intended catch Allan demonstrates his love for Lois. When she learns that James has been using her solely for his own financial gain, she openly declares her affection for Allan. A bandit (Burton) raids the hacienda and pursues Lois. Her husband is killed while escaping and Allan, the man she loves, carries her across the Rio Grande river to safety and the prospect of happiness.

Cast

References

  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. 340. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
  2. Haines, Cynthia Farah (2006). Showtime!: From Opera Houses To Picture Palaces In El Paso. Texas Western Press. p. 100. ISBN 0-874-04303-4.
  3. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Her Husband's Trademark
  4. "Progressive Silent Film List: Her Husband's Trademark". silentera.com. Retrieved July 5, 2009.
  5. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Her Husband's Trademark
  6. "Reviews: Her Husband's Trademark". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 14 (10): 61. March 4, 1922.
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