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~The Marriage Whirl~
~C-37-57: Corinne Griffith & Kenneth
~C-37-64: Corinne Griffith~
~Plot Synopsis~
Marian Hale meets Arthur Carleton, a wild youth with a love of jazz and gin, who takes her to a series
of intemperate parties. Marian falls in love with Arthur, and when he promises to reform, she
becomes his wife. Arthur plays the married part for a while; but he becomes increasingly bored, and
soon their home is filled with booze and boisterousness. Marian's father sees her drunk and dies
from the shock. Arthur and Marian go to Paris, and he neglects her, conducting a romance with
Toinette, a cabaret dancer. Marian renews her acquaintance with Tom Carrol, a quiet and refined
man who was once her suitor. Arthur returns home with Toinette, and Marian finds him making love
to her. She orders them out and, in a distraught state, accidentally takes poison. Realizing her
danger, she telephones Bob, who speeds to her in time to prevent an agonizing death. Arthur and
Toinette are killed in an automobile accident, and Marian recovers and finds happiness at last with

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Directed by: Alfred Santell

Written by: Bradley King

Based on the play The National Anthem, a Drama in Four Acts by
Hartley Manners (New York, 1922).

Corinne Griffith ...Marian Hale
Kenneth Harlan ...Arthur Carleton
Harrison Ford ...Tom Carrol
E.J. Ratcliffe ...John J. Carleton
Charles Lane ...Reuben Hale
Edgar Norton ...Dick Mayne
Nita Naldi ...Toinette
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Corinne Griffith Productions

Distribution Company: First National Pictures

Executive Producer: Corinne Griffith
Cinematography by: Ted D. McCord
Film Editing by: Cyril Gardner
Art Direction by: John Hughes
Editorial Director:
June Mathis

Length: 8 Reels
Runtime: 80 Minutes
Released: July 19, 1925
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