Sharp Shooters (1928)

Comedy-drama | 15 January 1928

Director:

John Blystone

Cinematographer:

Charles G. Clarke

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

Many trade magazines, including the 25 Nov 1927 Motion Picture News, called the film Sharpshooters. Fox Films advertised the picture under both titles (see the 4 Jan 1928 ^Var). ... More Less

Many trade magazines, including the 25 Nov 1927 Motion Picture News, called the film Sharpshooters. Fox Films advertised the picture under both titles (see the 4 Jan 1928 ^Var). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
29 Jan 1928.
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Motion Picture News
25 Nov 1927
p. 1660.
New York Times
23 Jan 1928
p. 18.
Variety
4 Jan 1928
p. 89.
Variety
25 Jan 1928
p. 12.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
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CREDITED AS
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DIRECTORS
Asst dir
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Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Sharpshooters
Release Date:
15 January 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 January 1928
Copyright Number:
LP24827
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,573
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

George, one of three sailors in a Moroccan port, makes ardent love to Lorette, a French dancing girl, who, unaware that he has a girl in every port, takes his avowals of love seriously. Later, she follows him to the United States, but he studiously avoids her. Out of pity for Lorette, his two friends shanghai George aboard a vessel and force him to marry ... +


George, one of three sailors in a Moroccan port, makes ardent love to Lorette, a French dancing girl, who, unaware that he has a girl in every port, takes his avowals of love seriously. Later, she follows him to the United States, but he studiously avoids her. Out of pity for Lorette, his two friends shanghai George aboard a vessel and force him to marry her. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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