The Lady Lies (1929)

75 mins | Drama | 21 September 1929

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HISTORY

According to a production directory in the 20 Apr 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, principal photography began on 8 Apr 1929.
       The Lady Lies was remade in 1930 in Spanish, Italian, Swedish, German and French versions. For additional information on the other versions, please consult the record for Doña mentiras ... More Less

According to a production directory in the 20 Apr 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, principal photography began on 8 Apr 1929.
       The Lady Lies was remade in 1930 in Spanish, Italian, Swedish, German and French versions. For additional information on the other versions, please consult the record for Doña mentiras . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald-World
20 Apr 1929
p. 50.
Film Daily
8 Sep 1929.
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Film Daily
7 Feb 1930
p. 1.
New York Times
7 Sep 1929
p. 15.
Variety
11 Sep 1929
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 September 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 6 September 1929
Production Date:
began 8 April 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
21 September 1929
Copyright Number:
LP706
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
75
Length(in feet):
7,004
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jo and Bob Rossiter, the children of a widower who is having an affair with an attractive salesgirl, Joyce Roamer, attempt to intervene when their aunt and uncle, social snobs, indicate that the girl is beneath the family's social standing and therefore undesirable. The romance reaches a logical conclusion when Joyce so endears herself to the two children that they welcome her into their ... +


Jo and Bob Rossiter, the children of a widower who is having an affair with an attractive salesgirl, Joyce Roamer, attempt to intervene when their aunt and uncle, social snobs, indicate that the girl is beneath the family's social standing and therefore undesirable. The romance reaches a logical conclusion when Joyce so endears herself to the two children that they welcome her into their home. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Domestic


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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