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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
14 Apr 1929.
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New York Times
29 Apr 1929
p. 29.
Variety
1 May 1929
p. 26.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
WRITERS
Story
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Ch rec eng
SOURCES
MUSIC
"Twelfth Street Rag," by Euday L. Bowman.
SONGS
"She's So, I Dunno," "I Wanna Go Places and Do Things" and "I'm All A-twitter, and All A-twirl," words by Leo Robin, music by Richard A. Whiting.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 April 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 April 1929
Copyright Number:
LP304
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
66
Length(in feet):
6,271
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marjorie, a song-and-dance girl in the stage show of a palatial movie theater, becomes interested in Al West, a warehouse clerk who has put together an unusual jazz band, and uses her influence to get him a place on one of the programs. Max Mindel, the house manager, has a yen for Marjorie and, discovering that she is in love with Al, gives the band notice and hires harmony singers Barney & Bey as a replacement. Marjorie makes up to both men and soon breaks up the team. Al learns of her scheme, however, and makes her confess to the singers. Barney and Bey make up, and Max gives Al and his band one more chance. Al is a sensation, and Max offers him a contract for $1,000 a ... +


Marjorie, a song-and-dance girl in the stage show of a palatial movie theater, becomes interested in Al West, a warehouse clerk who has put together an unusual jazz band, and uses her influence to get him a place on one of the programs. Max Mindel, the house manager, has a yen for Marjorie and, discovering that she is in love with Al, gives the band notice and hires harmony singers Barney & Bey as a replacement. Marjorie makes up to both men and soon breaks up the team. Al learns of her scheme, however, and makes her confess to the singers. Barney and Bey make up, and Max gives Al and his band one more chance. Al is a sensation, and Max offers him a contract for $1,000 a week. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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