Why Change Your Wife?

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Why Change Your Wife? ★★½ 1920

A rare, recently rediscovered silent comedy. Swanson and Meighan play married couple Beth and Robert who find themselves drifting apart after ten years of marriage. Robert becomes involved with someone else and Beth demands a divorce. After Robert remarries, Beth decides she wants him back and the real fun begins as she tries every trick in the book to regain her ex-husband. Piano scored. 100m/B VHS, DVD . Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan, Bebe Daniels; D: Cecil B. DeMille.