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Married ?
Directed by George Terwilliger
Written by Marjorie Benton Cooke (story)
Produced byHerman F. Jans
Starring Owen Moore
Constance Bennett
Cinematography Walter Blakeley
Louis Dunmyre
Distributed byRenown Pictures
Release date
  • February 17, 1926 (1926-02-17)
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Married ? is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by George Terwilliger and starring Owen Moore and Constance Bennett. It was distributed by small silent studio Renown Pictures. [1] [2]



As described in a film magazine review, [3] Dennis Shawn is the young manager of the western lumber holdings and lumber camp of an estate to which Marcia Livingston is heir. A railroad company wants the land, which is useless unless old Senorita Padrasso, owner of the adjacent tract, also sells. She consents to sell to the railroad provided that Dennis weds Marcia, whom he has never seen as she is in New York. He agrees and the couple are married by telephone. Kate Pinto, a half-breed who has always loved Dennis, rescues Dennis at the cost of her life. Marcia, who is a jazz-mad flapper, questions the legality of the marriage and whether they are still single, and refuses to honor the wedding. However, this is contrary to the land deal, which requires the married couple to live together for three months. She is kidnapped by her husband Dennis, who takes her back to the lumber camp, where she eventually learns to love him.



Prints of Married ? are held at the Library of Congress, Museum of Modern Art, UCLA Film and Television Archive, and George Eastman House. [4] [5]

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  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Married ?
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Married ? at
  3. Pardy, George T. (March 13, 1926), "Pre-Release Review of Features: Married", Motion Picture News, New York City, New York: Motion Picture News, Inc., 33 (11): 1213, retrieved April 6, 2023PD-icon.svg This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain .
  4. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Married ?
  5. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 112, c.1978 by The American Film Institute