Midstream (1929)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this romance, a wealthy old Wall Street financier falls in love with a younger woman. To win her heart, he decides to go to Europe for a youth restoring operation. While there, he fakes his own death. He then returns, disguised as his nephew and begins an affair with the comely lass. Things go smoothly until they witness a performance of Faust, about which the young woman makes some strong comments. The comments upset him so much, that he begins to rapidly age. The chastened fellow then goes on to marry the secretary who has secretly loved him for years.

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con/scam, financier, impersonation, love, marriage, May-December-romance, romance, secretary