Young Nowheres (1929)

65 mins | Romance | 20 October 1929

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HISTORY

Warner Bros. produced another adaptation of the short story in 1937. That film, entitled That Man's Here Again , was directed by Louis King and starred Hugh Herbert and Mary Magine (See ... More Less

Warner Bros. produced another adaptation of the short story in 1937. That film, entitled That Man's Here Again , was directed by Louis King and starred Hugh Herbert and Mary Magine (See Entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
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Film Daily
6 Oct 1929.
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New York Times
2 Oct 1929
p. 28.
Variety
9 Oct 1929
p. 38.
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Young Nowheres" by Ida Alexa Ross Wylie in The Saturday Evening Post (16 Apr 1927).
DETAILS
Release Date:
20 October 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 1 Oct 1929
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
12 December 1929
Copyright Number:
LP914
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,256 ft.
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
7,850
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Albert Whalen, known as "Binky," is a lonely, sentimental youth who operates an elevator in an apartment house owned by Cleaver. His employer leaves for California for the Christmas holiday, and Binky's sweetheart, Annie Jackson, a poor orphan, visits him; they go to Coney Island to loll on the beach, and there they talk about the future and fall asleep. Toward dawn they are awakened by the tide and return home, wet and cold. When Annie develops pneumonia and is taken to the hospital, Binky spends his last penny to buy her a cheap coat. He takes her to Cleaver's luxurious apartment to recuperate, and Cleaver surprises them by returning unexpectedly on Christmas Eve. Binky tells this story to a judge in night court; he dismisses the case, putting Cleaver to shame for spoiling the couple's happiness; and Mr. Jesse, who befriends them, sees to their ... +


Albert Whalen, known as "Binky," is a lonely, sentimental youth who operates an elevator in an apartment house owned by Cleaver. His employer leaves for California for the Christmas holiday, and Binky's sweetheart, Annie Jackson, a poor orphan, visits him; they go to Coney Island to loll on the beach, and there they talk about the future and fall asleep. Toward dawn they are awakened by the tide and return home, wet and cold. When Annie develops pneumonia and is taken to the hospital, Binky spends his last penny to buy her a cheap coat. He takes her to Cleaver's luxurious apartment to recuperate, and Cleaver surprises them by returning unexpectedly on Christmas Eve. Binky tells this story to a judge in night court; he dismisses the case, putting Cleaver to shame for spoiling the couple's happiness; and Mr. Jesse, who befriends them, sees to their future. +

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