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Gloria Swanson and Elliott Dexter
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Produced by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Scenario Jeanie Macpherson
Based on the play For Better, For Worse by Edgar Selwyn
Starring Gloria Swanson, Elliott Dexter, Tom Forman, Wanda Hawley, Mae Giraci, Raymond Hatton
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Release date April 27, 1919
Running time 90 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
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This movie is part of our series "Other Favorite Films". This category includes films that do not feature a particular star from our site, but which in our view represent a major contribution of a silent movie to the Arts and Culture of the world.
"For Better, for Worse" is an absorbing drama of war, tragedy and love triangles. The events in the film occur around World War I. The film was created by the renowned director Cecil B. DeMille.
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For Better, for Worse
Gloria Swanson is excited to meet the man she loves in "For Better, for Worse" (1919), director Cecil B. DeMille.
Gloria Swanson implores Elliott Dexter to join the army in "For Better, for Worse" (1919), director Cecil B. DeMille.
Gloria Swanson mocks Elliott Dexter by placing a white pin on his lapel in "For Better, for Worse" (1919), director Cecil B. DeMille.
Gloria Swanson yields to Tom Forman in "For Better, for Worse" (1919), director Cecil B. DeMille.
Tom Forman recovers from his wounds in "For Better, for Worse" (1919), director Cecil B. DeMille.
Gloria Swanson is distressed when her wedding plans are thwarted in "For Better, for Worse" (1919), director Cecil B. DeMille.
Wanda Hawley finally sees a chance to win the man she loves in "For Better, for Worse" (1919), director Cecil B. DeMille.
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