City of Purple Dreams (1928)

60 mins | Drama | 1 September 1928

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HISTORY

Another film based on the Edwin Baird novel was released in 1918 under the title The City of Purple Dreams (see below). That film was directed by Colin Campbell and starred Thomas Santschi and Bessie Eyton (see ... More Less

Another film based on the Edwin Baird novel was released in 1918 under the title The City of Purple Dreams (see below). That film was directed by Colin Campbell and starred Thomas Santschi and Bessie Eyton (see above). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
30 Sep 1928.
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Variety
31 Oct 1931
p. 31.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Famous Authors
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel City of Purple Dreams by Edwin Baird (Chicago, 1913).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 September 1928
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,804 , 5,937
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Through sheer determination mill workman Daniel Randolph realizes his dreams of becoming a financial power in the wheat market and wins the love of social worker Esther Strom, the daughter of the wheat ... +


Through sheer determination mill workman Daniel Randolph realizes his dreams of becoming a financial power in the wheat market and wins the love of social worker Esther Strom, the daughter of the wheat king. +

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

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