Half a Bride

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Half a Bride is a 1928 American silent romance film directed by Gregory La Cava and starring Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, and William Worthington. Based on the short story "White Hands" by Arthur Stringer, and written by Doris Anderson, Percy Heath, and Julian Johnson, the film is about an impulsive thrill-seeking heiress who announces to her father that she entered into a "companionate marriage" with one of her party friends. After her father abducts her aboard his private yacht and sails away, she escapes in a small boat and after a storm ends up on a desert island along with the yacht's young captain who followed after her. Half a Bride was released on June 16, 1928 by Paramount Pictures in the United States.[1][2]

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Half a Bride
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGregory La Cava
Written by
Based on"White Hands"
by Arthur Stringer
Produced by
CinematographyVictor Milner
Edited byVerna Willis
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 16, 1928 (1928-06-16) (USA)
Running time
67 minutes
7 reels, 6,238 ft [1]
CountryUnited States
English intertitles

Half a Bride received generally good reviews upon its theatrical release, with one reviewer called it "a clever, entertaining picture".[3]

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