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Getting Mary Married


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  • That story moves from Mary’s imprisonment in the stifling Park Avenue apartment of her stepfather (who loses his life in a brilliantly timed bit of black comedy involving an open elevator shaft) to the moment when she can finally proclaim, in a written intertitle, “I am free!” Formally, it’s also a very unusual shot for a film of 1919, and “Getting Mary Married” has several other such moments, which suggest the range of Dwan’s stylistic innovations.