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The Common Law (1931) was a Romance - Drama Film directed by Paul L. Stein and produced by Harry Joe Brown and Charles R. Rogers.

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The Common Law (1931) (1)

By Angela on Nov 9, 2012 From Hollywood Revue

When Valerie West (Constance Bennett) grows tired of being Dick Carmedon’s (Lew Cody) kept woman, she decides to try to make it on her own, even though she has no skills and no work experience.? One thing she does have is good looks so she starts looking for modeling gigs.? When she goes to vi... Read full article

The Common Law (1931) (2)

By Lindsey on Apr 6, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

The Common Law is a pre-code drama which serves as a critique of society’s conventions, especially in relation to marriage. Constance Bennett is Valerie West, the live-in girlfriend and model of painter John Neville (Joel McCrea). Valerie and John are American ex-pats living in Paris when they... Read full article

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John Neville Sr.: You're getting more like your mother every day.
Mrs. Claire Collis: I should think that would make you very happy.
John Neville Sr.: It does. And a little apprehensive.

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Also directed by Paul L. Stein

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Also released in 1931

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