The Wedding March [The Honeymoon]

N.p. N.p., Circa 1928. Vintage reference studio still photograph of Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts, and Erich von Stroheim from the second half of the 1928 film "The Wedding March," titled "The Honeymoon." Mimeo snipe and provenance stamp from prominent early film collector "I.K. MEGINNIS" on verso.

Stroheim's runaway production which was halted after nine months of shooting by producer Pat Powers, having gone nearly $1 million over budget and with an edited running time of over four hours. After a disastrous preview, Paramount decided to release two films from the footage, as was Stroheim's original intent, with the second part entitled "The Honeymoon" now lost.

Prince Nicki, an impoverished aristocrat, is in love with the beautiful innkeeper's daughter Mitzi, but is forced to marry Cecilia, the daughter of a wealthy factory owner.

8 x 10 inches. Light rippling to upper right margins and light edgewear, else Near Fine.

National Film Registy. Scorsese, A Personal Journey through American Movies.

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