A Certain Young Man (1928)

58 mins | Romantic comedy | 19 May 1928

Director:

Hobart Henley

Cinematographer:

Merritt Gerstad

Editor:

Basil Wrangell

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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HISTORY

Some sources indicate that the film was made in ... More Less

Some sources indicate that the film was made in 1926. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
16 Jun 1928.
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New York Times
11 Jun 1928
p. 27.
Variety
13 Jun 1928
p. 12.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 May 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
19 May 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25329
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
58
Length(in feet):
5,679
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Brinsley, an English lord, has a taste for married women that complicates his life. Forced to take a fishing trip to escape the husbands of his conquests, he meets Phyllis Hammond, an American traveling by train with her father, and he falls in love for the first time. Following them to Biarritz, Brinsley cultivates the young lady's affection. The romance is temporarily interrupted by the arrival of Mrs. Crutchley, unhappy at being left alone in London with her husband. Mr. Crutchley's arrival further complicates matters, but eventually all is ... +


Brinsley, an English lord, has a taste for married women that complicates his life. Forced to take a fishing trip to escape the husbands of his conquests, he meets Phyllis Hammond, an American traveling by train with her father, and he falls in love for the first time. Following them to Biarritz, Brinsley cultivates the young lady's affection. The romance is temporarily interrupted by the arrival of Mrs. Crutchley, unhappy at being left alone in London with her husband. Mr. Crutchley's arrival further complicates matters, but eventually all is resolved. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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