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Why Change Your Wife? (1920) was a Silent Films - Comedy Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille and Jesse L. Lasky.

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Style Essentials--Gloria Swanson Finds Fashion in 1920's WHY CHANGE YOUR WIFE?

on Jan 6, 2014 From GlamAmor

When it comes to the HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM, it all really begins with Gloria Swanson. No one was as associated with style in the early part of the century as Gloria. She was arguably Hollywood's first clothes horse--both on and offscreen--and she became an international star largely because of... Read full article


Changing Styles: Why Change Your Wife? (1920)

By Christina Stewart on Jul 31, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

The inter-war years were undoubtably tremendous times of change, but the crux of this happened in the years immediately following The Great War, and no one highlighted this better than Cecil B. DeMille. By DeMille?s stylish use of the gorgeous Gloria Swanson in a string of fashionable, and dare we s... Read full article


Fun Size Review: Why Change Your Wife? (1920)

By Movies, Silently on May 25, 2013 From Movies Silently

Gloria Swanson has a problem. Her husband, Thomas Meighan, has purchased her a negligee! The degenerate! And he listens to fox trot music, if you please! Thomas is soon driven into the waiting arms of Bebe Daniels. Realizing her mistake, Gloria dons designer duds in a bid to win him back. Cecil B. D... Read full article


Why Change Your Wife? (1920) A Silent Film Review

By Movies, Silently on Feb 3, 2013 From Movies Silently

Gloria Swanson is the offending party in this DeMille marital comedy. She is a lovely young prude who moralizes her husband right into the waiting arms of another woman. Only then does Gloria realize that husbands want to live with a wife, not a nun. Armed with this knowledge- and a wild wardrobe- s... Read full article


Why Change Your Wife? (1920)

By Angela on Jun 3, 2011 From Hollywood Revue

After a decade of marriage, Robert Gordon (Thomas Meighan) begins to realize that his wife Beth (Gloria Swanson) just isn’t the same woman he married.? She’s dowdy (yes, Gloria Swanson is the dowdy one here), preachy, and is always trying to force her more cultured tastes upon Robert.? N... Read full article


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Beth Gordon: Do you expect *me* to share your Oriental ideas? Do you want your *wife* to lure you like a - a - Oh why didn't you marry a Turk?


Bathing Suit Mannequin: When a girl can wear a bathing suit like this, it's her duty to do so.


Beth Gordon: Isn't he a darling? You know, the more I see of men the better I like dogs.


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