Strictly Unconventional

Strictly Unconventional is a 1930 American pre-Code drama film directed by David Burton, written by Sylvia Thalberg and Frank Butler, and starring Catherine Dale Owen, Paul Cavanagh, Tyrell Davis, Lewis Stone and Ernest Torrence. It was released on May 3, 1930, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is based upon the 1921 play The Circle by W. Somerset Maugham.


A young woman married into an aristocratic English family finds life with her husband dull and decides to elope with a Canadian. However her mother-in-law, who did something similar thirty years before, tries to prevent her.

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    director David Burton
    editor Margaret Booth
    genre drama
    keywords married young woman
    productionCompany Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    publisher Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer