Kid Gloves (1929)

Drama | 23 March 1929

Director:

Ray Enright

Cinematographer:

Ben Reynolds

Editor:

George Marks

Production Company:

Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
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Film Daily
23 Jun 1929.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
23 March 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
19 March 1929
Copyright Number:
LP228
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Talking seq, sd eff, and mus score by Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 27 Apr 1929; 4,885 ft.
Length(in feet):
6,235
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When a taxi carrying socialite Ruth Darrow drives into the middle of a gunbattle between hijacker Kid Gloves and a trio of bootleggers, Ruth is injured. She is taken to a nearby apartment, and The Kid helps to care for her. John Stone, Ruth's fiancé and a bootlegger with a respectable front, finds them together and blackmails The Kid into marrying the girl. The Kid and Ruth live together like brother and sister, and Stone, realizing that Ruth was not two-timing him, decides to bump off The Kid. To save her husband's life, Ruth agrees to leave The Kid and marry Stone. Stone is implicated in a killing, however, and forced to leave town. Ruth and The Kid decide to stay married, and The Kid determines to ... +


When a taxi carrying socialite Ruth Darrow drives into the middle of a gunbattle between hijacker Kid Gloves and a trio of bootleggers, Ruth is injured. She is taken to a nearby apartment, and The Kid helps to care for her. John Stone, Ruth's fiancé and a bootlegger with a respectable front, finds them together and blackmails The Kid into marrying the girl. The Kid and Ruth live together like brother and sister, and Stone, realizing that Ruth was not two-timing him, decides to bump off The Kid. To save her husband's life, Ruth agrees to leave The Kid and marry Stone. Stone is implicated in a killing, however, and forced to leave town. Ruth and The Kid decide to stay married, and The Kid determines to reform. +

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