Spite Marriage

Title: Spite Marriage
Year: 1929
Length: 76 minutes
Director: Edward Sedgwick
Writers: Lew Lipton (story), Ernest Pagano (adaptation), with Richard Schayer and Robert E. Hopkins
Starring: Buster Keaton
With: Dorothy Sebastian, Edward Earle, Leila Hyams, William Bechtel, Jack Byron
Music: Fritz Stahlberg
Cinematography: Reggie Lanning
Editing: Frank Sullivan
I saw it: on video (rented from Greencine), a couple days ago
Synopsis: an actress marries a fan to spite her lover

My reaction
Concept:1/4 (Bad)
Story:1/4 (Bad)
Characters:2/4 (Indifferent)
Dialog:2/4 (Indifferent)
Pacing:2/4 (Indifferent) Drags a bit at the end.
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:3/4 (Good)
Acting:3/4 (Good)
Music:3/4 (Good)
Subjective Rating: 6/10 (Okay, 2/4 (Indifferent)). A couple great bits. The rest of it is funny and entertaining but not particularly special.
Objective Rating (Average):2.1/4 (Okay)


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