New Orleans (1929)

68 mins | Melodrama | 2 June 1929

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SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
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Film Daily
11 Aug 1929.
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Variety
21 Aug 1929
p. 27.
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
MUSIC
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SOURCES
SONGS
"Pals Forever," words by Ben Adam, music by Hugo Riesenfeld and Ted Shapiro,
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 June 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
9 September 1929
Copyright Number:
LP686
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Talking and singing seq by RCA Photophone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 6,689 ft.
Duration(in mins):
68
Length(in feet):
6,799
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Billy, a jockey, and Jim, an assistant manager of a New Orleans racetrack, are close friends. They become bitter enemies because of Marie, an unprincipled young woman who marries Jim after betraying her first fiancé, Billy, on their wedding day. Marie's extravagance causes Jim to steal money from the office safe and to bet on Billy. Billy wins, but Jim is arrested and sent to jail when Marie neglects to replace the stolen money. Jim serves his term and is reunited with Billy after Marie and her lover are turned out of the ... +


Billy, a jockey, and Jim, an assistant manager of a New Orleans racetrack, are close friends. They become bitter enemies because of Marie, an unprincipled young woman who marries Jim after betraying her first fiancé, Billy, on their wedding day. Marie's extravagance causes Jim to steal money from the office safe and to bet on Billy. Billy wins, but Jim is arrested and sent to jail when Marie neglects to replace the stolen money. Jim serves his term and is reunited with Billy after Marie and her lover are turned out of the house. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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