This Thing Called Love (1929 film)
This Thing Called Love is a 1929 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Edmund Lowe, Constance Bennett, Ruth Taylor, Roscoe Karns, ZaSu Pitts, and Jean Harlow. Harlow appears in a cameo role, as she was not yet famous. The film is based on the play This Thing Called Love, a Comedy in Three Acts, by Edwin J. Burke.
|This Thing Called Love|
Lobby card from the film
|Directed by||Paul L. Stein|
E. J. Babille (assistant)
|Produced by||Ralph Block|
|Written by||Horace Jackson (adaptation)|
|Screenplay by||Horace Jackson|
|Based on||This Thing Called Love, a Comedy in Three Acts|
by Edwin J. Burke
|Edited by||Doane Harrison|
|Distributed by||Pathé Exchange|
A man returns from a trip to Peru rich and looking for a wife. While still single, he has a real estate agent show him a house or two. The agent invites him to dinner, during which the agent and his wife start bickering, causing the poor fellow to rethink marriage over. He does still want to share his home with someone, however, so he has the agent's sister-in-law move in. Eventually, they fell in love.
- White Munden, Kenneth (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. University of California Press. p. 801. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
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