The Wedding March Overview:

The Wedding March (1928) was a Drama - Silent Films Film directed by Erich von Stroheim and produced by Adolph Zukor, Jesse L. Lasky, Erich von Stroheim and Pat Powers.

The Wedding March was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2003.

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Fay Wray and Robert Riskin, The Blogathon: 'Virtue' & 'The Wedding March'

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"Virtue," Carole Lombard's first loan-out from Paramount (made for Columbia in 1932), unveiled a tougher side to this 23-year-old ingenue than had heretofore been seen. Playing a former New York prostitute who hides her past from her cab-driving husband, Lombard shows a complexity not present in her... Read full article


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Erich von Stroheim:  [prostitutes]  The marriage between Nikki and Cecilia is arranged by their respective fathers in a high-class brothel, surrounded by exotically-dressed prostitutes.
Copies of the film were few and rarely shown, until Erich von Stroheim was shown the French copy at the Cinematheque Francaise by Henri Langlois in 1954. Von Stroheim was able to give editing instructions, thanks to which Kevin Brownlow was able to restore this film to the director's cut, using the color segment of the Corpus Christi procession, material found only in the USA version and the copy at the Library of Congress Film Archive, and also restoring it to the 24 fps speed.
Nicki gives Mitzi chocolates from Gerstner's of Vienna (Wien). Gerstner's was founded in 1847 and, by 1863, received Imperial approval as K&K Hofzuckerbäcker (Confectioner to the Imperial Court). (Mitzi and her family would not have had anything like these chocolates before as they would have only been an upper-class luxury item.)
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National Film Registry

The Wedding March

Released 1928
Inducted 2003
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Also directed by Erich von Stroheim




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Also produced by Adolph Zukor




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Also released in 1928




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