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What's the World Coming To? (1926)

Set 100 years in the future, women dominate society and men are the "weaker" sex, assuming the stereotypical roles of pampered women. A stay-at-home husband of a well-off successful ... See full summary »
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Clyde Cook ... Claudia, the Blushing Groom / the baby
Katherine Grant ... Billie, the Bride
James Finlayson ... The Father-in-Law
Helen Gilmore ... A Neighbor
Martha Sleeper ... The Butler
Laura De Cardi Laura De Cardi ... A Family Friend
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Set 100 years in the future, women dominate society and men are the "weaker" sex, assuming the stereotypical roles of pampered women. A stay-at-home husband of a well-off successful businesswoman, Billie, is cheating on her. Another dominant woman tries to seduce Cook, but a ruckus breaks out when Billie returns home and finds the two flirting. Written by Movie Falcon

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Role Reversal
24 November 2002 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Poor little short comedy which posits that in a hundred years men's styles will revert to Regency garb, and that there will be a complete role reversal, with Clyde Cook staying home alone while wife Katherine Grant goes tomcatting -- if that's the word -- around town. That and the blimps that can be seen out the window are the only jokes. Given that the gags would not be funny were the the sex roles not reversed, it's no better this way


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1926 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Furious Future See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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