Broadway Fever (1929)

62 mins | Comedy | 1 January 1929

Director:

Edward F. Cline

Cinematographer:

John Boyle

Editor:

Byron Robinson

Production Designer:

Hervey Libbert

Production Company:

Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.
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HISTORY

While the Var review credits the film's titles to Frederick and Fanny Hatton, IFD credits Paul ... More Less

While the Var review credits the film's titles to Frederick and Fanny Hatton, IFD credits Paul Perez. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
6 Jan 1929.
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Variety
20 Feb 1929
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Titles
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dresser
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 January 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
18 December 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25951
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
62
Length(in feet):
5,412
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Unable to make an appointment with Eric Byron, New York's leading theatrical producer, stagestruck Sally McAllister answers an advertisement for a maid and discovers that she will be working for none other than Byron himself. Sally falls in love with the eligible bachelor and arranges for Lila Leroy, Byron's leading lady, to take a train to Oakland, California, rather than Oakland, New Jersey. Sally herself goes to Oakland, New Jersey, the site of Byron's latest play, and, donning a blonde wig, she impersonates the missing Lila until the night of dress rehearsal. Her ruse is then discovered, but Eric, who has fallen in love with her, allows her to go on ... +


Unable to make an appointment with Eric Byron, New York's leading theatrical producer, stagestruck Sally McAllister answers an advertisement for a maid and discovers that she will be working for none other than Byron himself. Sally falls in love with the eligible bachelor and arranges for Lila Leroy, Byron's leading lady, to take a train to Oakland, California, rather than Oakland, New Jersey. Sally herself goes to Oakland, New Jersey, the site of Byron's latest play, and, donning a blonde wig, she impersonates the missing Lila until the night of dress rehearsal. Her ruse is then discovered, but Eric, who has fallen in love with her, allows her to go on stage. +

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

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