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A Successful Calamity

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Veteran stage and screen star [[Performer~P2237~George Arliss~georgearliss]] forsakes his biographical roles for domestic comedy in A Successful Calamity. Arliss plays an elderly millionaire saddled with a selfish young second wife ([[Performer~P2657~Mary Astor~maryastor]]) and a pair of spoiled grown children ([[Performer~P35208~William Janney~williamjanney]] and [[Performer~P38742~Evelyn Knapp~evelynknapp]]). To test his family's mettle, Arliss pretends to have gone broke. Just as he suspected they...more

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