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A WOMAN OF AFFAIRS

USA, 1929 (MIFF 1978, American Silent Classics)

Director: Clarence Brown

When her marriage to Neville Montague (John Gilbert) is stopped by his strict father, impetuous, aristocratic Diana Merrick (Greta Garbo) throws her bonnet over a few more windmills and marries a charming scoundrel (Johnny Mack Brown). After his arrest and suicide, Neville now married, returns to Diana, who, thinking of his wife (Dorothy Sebastian), drives her high-powered roadster into the tree where they first met.

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