Found in: Slapstick 2020
Forgotten Clowns: Marie Prevost: On To Reno

Marie Prevost: On to Reno

classified PG

Slapstick 2020


Please note: This was screened in Jan 2020

James Cruze
Marie Prevost
80 mins, 1928, USA

Directed by the great epic silent film director James Cruze, On to Reno is a divorce rom-com, starring Marie Prevost and Cullen Landis.

Marie Prevost plays Vera who is unhappily married to Bud (Landis). In the law firm that she works, Vera overhears a client asking if anyone could take her place for three months in divorce capital Reno whilst she awaits her annulment and Vera volunteers. But Bud thinks that Vera is divorcing him for real and the mayhem begins!

With an introduction by Michelle Facey (Kennington Bioscope) and live piano accompaniment by John Sweeney