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According to a studio production directory in the 18 Feb 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 17 Jan ... More Less

According to a studio production directory in the 18 Feb 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 17 Jan 1928. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
18 Feb 1928
p. 33.
Film Daily
19 Aug 1928
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New York Times
23 Oct 1928
p. 33.
Variety
24 Oct 1928
p. 27.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANIES
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 September 1928
Production Date:
began 17 January 1928
Copyright Claimant:
F.B.O. Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
28 August 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25572
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,493
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Tom Greene, a swaggering broker's messenger, is fired from his job just as he and his sweetheart, Patsy, put the first down payment on what is to be their honeymoon cottage. Patsy, a dancer at the Kit Kat Club, is introduced that evening to Powers, Tom's former boss, and gets some inside information on a stock deal. The following day, Tom gets a note from a law firm authorizing him on behalf of an unknown client (Patsy) to buy and sell a certain stock at a certain price. Tom does so and makes a killing; other deals follow, and Tom becomes arrogant and vain. He later finds Patsy and Powers together, and suspecting the worst, he spurns her and turns to drink and dames for consolation. Patsy tells Tom that she herself has been his client and then has Powers ruin him in the market. Greatly chastened, Tom returns to Patsy, and they prepare to live together on love and ... +


Tom Greene, a swaggering broker's messenger, is fired from his job just as he and his sweetheart, Patsy, put the first down payment on what is to be their honeymoon cottage. Patsy, a dancer at the Kit Kat Club, is introduced that evening to Powers, Tom's former boss, and gets some inside information on a stock deal. The following day, Tom gets a note from a law firm authorizing him on behalf of an unknown client (Patsy) to buy and sell a certain stock at a certain price. Tom does so and makes a killing; other deals follow, and Tom becomes arrogant and vain. He later finds Patsy and Powers together, and suspecting the worst, he spurns her and turns to drink and dames for consolation. Patsy tells Tom that she herself has been his client and then has Powers ruin him in the market. Greatly chastened, Tom returns to Patsy, and they prepare to live together on love and dreams. +

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