An International Marriage

An International Marriage is a 1916 American silent comedy film directed by Frank Lloyd and written by George Broadhurst. The film stars Rita Jolivet, Marc Robbins, Elliott Dexter, Grace Carlyle, Olive White, and Courtenay Foote. The film was released on July 23, 1916, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]

An International Marriage
An old newspaper advertisement for the film with a photo of Rita Jolivet on the left.
Newspaper advertisement.
Directed byFrank Lloyd
Screenplay byGeorge Broadhurst
StarringRita Jolivet
Marc Robbins
Elliott Dexter
Grace Carlyle
Olive White
Courtenay Foote
CinematographyJames Van Trees
Oliver Morosco Photoplay Company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 23, 1916 (1916-07-23)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


The story revolves around a Florence Brent (Rita Jolivet) who is an American heiress who wishes to marry a Duke in Europe. The father of the duke wants her to have a title before marriage however, so she quickly marries the Duke's friend who is a Count with plans to quickly divorce him and retain the title. After the marriage though, she finds out that the Duke is already married. After all that, Florence's sweetheart arrives from America with a pistol and tells the Count he wants to marry her. She decides to go off with her sweetheart, and moves back to New York with him.[3]


  • Rita Jolivet as Florence Brent
  • Marc Robbins as Bennington Brent
  • Elliott Dexter as John Oglesby
  • Grace Carlyle as Eleanor Williamson
  • Olive White as Mrs. Williamson (*aka Mrs. William Farnum)
  • Courtenay Foote as Duke of Burritz
  • Page Peters as Count Janefski
  • Herbert Standing as Archduke Ferdinand
  • Adelaide Woods as Agnes Sotherton
  • Jean Woodbury as The Archduchess

Preservation statusEdit


  1. ^ "An International Marriage (1916) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. ^ "International-Marriage - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". The New York Times. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  3. ^ "An International Marriage (1916) - Full Synopsis -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  4. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:..An International Marriage

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