Starring Constance Talmadge and Ronald Colman
February 1925

This is decidedly Constance Talmadge at her best. Sidney Franklin has handled his cast discriminately. A wealthy heiress, who is afflicted with nervousness, falls in love with her doctor. On the morning of their wedding, she overhears a conversation and comes to the conclusion that he is marrying her for her money. She orders him to leave - that's all we'll tell - go see the picture for the climax.

Starring Constance Talmadge and Ronald Colman
January 14, 1925

"Her Night of Romance" proves to be one of the most delightful of the comedy-drama type of pictures that Constance Talmadge has starred in in some time. The last series of this ingénue's pictures have more or less fallen down at the box office, but this one bids fair to again raise the status of Constance as a drawing card. It is a good story with just enough touch of sex to get it over. There are any number of amusing situations that get to the audience, and there are plenty of laughs scattered through the picture.

Miss Talmadge has the role of a marriageable daughter of an American multi-millionaire who is being taken abroad for her health. The tip-off as to her beauty and wealth has preceded her. To counteract it, she distorts her features when the ship's news photographers corner her on landing in England. But as she leaves the ship, she stumbles and falls into the arms of a young Englishman who is waiting to greet an English actress returning home from America.

A second meeting comes about when the young man goes to the compartment in the train to return the young lady's watch which caught in his clothes at the time of the accident. He is very much struck with the change in her appearance.

Then there is a third meeting out of which the romance grows. The young man's uncle, a prominent specialist on nervous cases, is summoned to attend the young lady, but the nephew gets the message and poses as the doctor.

Meantime, the girl's father arranges to purchase Menford Manor, which is the young man's property. The transfer is made through the agent, and the girl goes to the house to be alone, following a letter she has received from Menford to the effect he has imposed on her. While she is alone in the manor house, His Lordship, who has imbibed rather freely to drown his sorrows over having to break off his friendship with the young American heiress, returns, not knowing that one of the new owners has taken possession. The two spend the night under the same roof after several amusing scenes.

In the morning, upon the arrival of a friend, His Lordship, to protect the girl, announces they have been married. With the arrival of the father, matters are further complicated. The best scene is when the father, believing the young couple have been married and ignoring the statement from the supposed son-in-law to the contrary, pushes the latter into the girl's boudoir with a pleasant "good night, kids."

Miss Talmadge handles the role assigned to her exquisitely and Ronald Colman, opposite, is possibly the best leading man she has had in some time. He acts with an ease of manner, yet with an assurance that is compelling.

There is one thing, however, that might be desired in regard to the picture, and that would be to see the treatment that Lubitsch would have given this story in direction had he handled it. It is of the type built to order for him.

For more information, see "Her Night of Romance" as our "Feature of the Month"

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