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|Settled Out of Court|
|Directed by||George A. Cooper|
|Written by||Eliot Stannard|
|Starring|| Fay Compton |
Jeanne de Casalis
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
Settled Out of Court is a 1925 British silent drama film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Fay Compton, Jack Buchanan and Jeanne de Casalis.  The screenplay involves a husband whose attempts to escape from a loveless marriage end in tragedy.
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