- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Released: January 31, 2006
- Originally Released: 1931
- Label: Alpha Video
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
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Description by OLDIES.com:
The spoiled daughter of a rich steel baron, Dorothy Parker sets her sights on Dick Brunton, a supervisor at her father's factory. Ignoring the protests of her family, who are certain that their different backgrounds will doom the relationship, Dorothy vows to secure their engagement within a month. Dick quickly falls for the woman's charms, and their marriage propels him into her extravagant lifestyle. Her insatiable desire for luxury forces the newlyweds to rely on Dorothy's father for money, and Dick soon finds himself at the mercy of the Parker dynasty, a kept husband. To regain his pride and save their marriage, Dick risks everything on a last-ditch plan that will either prove their love or tear the couple apart, forever.
Romantic-comedy director, Lloyd Bacon's career dates back to the silent era when he co-starred in several of Chaplin's best Essanay shorts, including The Tramp, The Vagabond, Easy Street and others. He is also responsible for such classics as 42nd Street (1933), Footlight Parade (1933), Knute Rockne, All-American (1940) and The Fighting Sullivans (1944).
A rich heiress lives on her husband's salary to sustain his self esteem.
Dick Brunton, a worker at a steel mill, saves the lives of a couple of men after an accident at the factory. He refuses his boss's offer of a $1000 reward, but accepts his dinner invitation. There he meets Dot, the boss's daughter, who is immediately smitten by Dick and sets her sights on marrying him.
As usual, she gets what she wants; however, Dick soon grows tired of being a "kept" man and eventually Dot agrees to a life together on his earned income.
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