Happy Though Married (1919)

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Millicent Lee (Enid Bennett) is engaged to Stanley Montjoy (Douglas MacLean) who, along with his brother Jim (Hal Cooley), makes a prospecting expedition to South America. While there, the sultry Diana Ramon (Vola Vale) helps the pair strike it rich. She and Jim fall in love, and Stanley returns to the States to get financial backing, and to marry Millicent. After the wedding, Millicent's pal, Bob Davis (Philo McCullough), gifts her with a cynical little book entitled "How to Be Happy Though Married." After reading its jaded advice and then finding a picture of Diana in Stanley's trunk, she believes the worst. Then she comes home one day and finds Diana there -- Stanley had picked her and Jim up at the station and dropped her off. But Diana doesn't speak any English, nor does Millicent speak Spanish. Before the brothers return home to explain things, all hell breaks loose. This comedy was directed -- as were most of Enid Bennett's films -- by her husband, Fred Niblo.