Nix on Dames (1929)

67 mins | Comedy-drama | 24 November 1929

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
24 Nov 1929.
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New York Times
23 Nov 1929
p. 18.
Variety
27 Nov 1929
p. 31.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITERS
Scr
Story
Dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Settings
COSTUMES
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"Two Pals," "Say the Word," "The Song of My Heart," "Oh, Lord, Pour Down Your Waters and Baptize Me" and "Fading Away," words by L. Wolfe Gilbert, music by Abel Baer.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 November 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 22 November 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 October 1929
Copyright Number:
LP858
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
67
Length(in feet):
5,998
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bert Wills and Johnny Brown, two acrobats who are both avowed woman-haters, return to a theatrical boardinghouse in New York City so that one of them, who has been injured, may recuperate. There they both fall in love with Jackie Lee, a girl who aspires to their own profession, and soon they become rivals for her favor. When they go back to work, a fight between the partners causes a final separation, but happiness does come to all ... +


Bert Wills and Johnny Brown, two acrobats who are both avowed woman-haters, return to a theatrical boardinghouse in New York City so that one of them, who has been injured, may recuperate. There they both fall in love with Jackie Lee, a girl who aspires to their own profession, and soon they become rivals for her favor. When they go back to work, a fight between the partners causes a final separation, but happiness does come to all concerned. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
with songs


Subject

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

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