Swing High (1930)

70 mins | Melodrama | 18 May 1930

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
4 May 1930.
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New York Times
27 Jun 1930
p. 26.
Variety
2 Jul 1930
p. 25.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCER
Prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dresser
COSTUMES
Cost des
MUSIC
Mus dir
SOUND
Rec eng
Rec eng
PRODUCTION MISC
Props
Script clerk
SOURCES
SONGS
"Do You Think That I Could Grow on You?" and "It Must Be Love," words by Mack Gordon, music by Abner Silver
"With My Guitar and You," words by Mort Harris and Edward Heyman, music by Abner Silver
"Shoo the Hoodoo Away," words by Mort Harris, music by Ted Snyder.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 May 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
19 May 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1311
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
70
Length(in feet):
8,311
Length(in reels):
10
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To avoid hostilities, Maryan, the ward of Doc May, a medicine show owner, induces Pop Garner, a circus owner, to join forces with her guardian. Doc May and Daphne, his wife, work as clowns; and Garry, a singing soldier of fortune, sings along with Maryan's act. Ruth, Maryan's partner, quits to get married; and Joe, who is jealous of Garry, replaces her with Trixie, his former assistant. When Garry announces his engagement to Maryan, Trixie persuades him to join a strip poker game in a drunken state and "compromises" him in the presence of his fiancée. Grief-stricken, Maryan falls during her act, and Garry, robbed of circus funds, is arrested. In spite of her injuries, Maryan, learning of Trixie's treachery, performs the act with her and forces a confession by threatening to drop her; Garry is released and is welcomed back to the ... +


To avoid hostilities, Maryan, the ward of Doc May, a medicine show owner, induces Pop Garner, a circus owner, to join forces with her guardian. Doc May and Daphne, his wife, work as clowns; and Garry, a singing soldier of fortune, sings along with Maryan's act. Ruth, Maryan's partner, quits to get married; and Joe, who is jealous of Garry, replaces her with Trixie, his former assistant. When Garry announces his engagement to Maryan, Trixie persuades him to join a strip poker game in a drunken state and "compromises" him in the presence of his fiancée. Grief-stricken, Maryan falls during her act, and Garry, robbed of circus funds, is arrested. In spite of her injuries, Maryan, learning of Trixie's treachery, performs the act with her and forces a confession by threatening to drop her; Garry is released and is welcomed back to the show. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Carnival/Circus, with songs


Subject

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

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