Self-Made Wife (1923)

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This poorly made domestic drama was called "a program picture for program theaters" by trade paper Motion Picture News. Tim and Corrie Goodwin (Crauford Kent and Ethel Grey Terry) are a poverty-stricken married couple. But all that changes when Goodwin strikes it rich with an oil well. He quickly climbs to the top of the social scale, but Corrie remains a drudge -- drab, and bearing no social skills. Eventually her husband becomes ashamed of her lack of style and plain manners, and he hires a social secretary in the hopes that she will teach Corrie some class. Though the two women initially clash, Corrie finally listens to the secretary's comments, and a friend takes her by the hand and makes her over. Corrie learns to adapt herself to her husband's position on the social scale, which is enough to solve all the Goodwins' marital problems.