Fugitives (1929)

57 mins | Melodrama | 27 January 1929

Director:

William Beaudine

Writer:

John Stone

Cinematographer:

Chester Lyons

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

The 8 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World announced that the production starting date for Exiles, the film's original working title, was 9 Nov 1928.
A later working title was Wise Baby .
       Fox previously produced an adaptation of Richard Harding Davis' story in 1923. That film, which was directed by Edmund Mortimer and starred John Gilbert and Betty Bouton, was titled The Exiles (see ... More Less

The 8 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World announced that the production starting date for Exiles, the film's original working title, was 9 Nov 1928.
A later working title was Wise Baby .
       Fox previously produced an adaptation of Richard Harding Davis' story in 1923. That film, which was directed by Edmund Mortimer and starred John Gilbert and Betty Bouton, was titled The Exiles (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
8 Dec 1928
p. 50.
Film Daily
24 Mar 1929.
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Kinematograph Weekly
28 FEb 1929.
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Variety
20 Mar 1929
p. 22.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
WRITERS
Scen
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Exiles, and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis (New York, 1894).
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Wise Baby
Exiles
Release Date:
27 January 1929
Production Date:
began 9 November 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
30 January 1929
Copyright Number:
LP71
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Synchronized mus score by Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,331 ft.
Duration(in mins):
57
Length(in feet):
5,356
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Nightclub singer Alice Carroll is discovered in the office of Al Barrow, club proprieter, who lies dead on the floor. Circumstances point to her guilt: a chorine has overheard Alice threaten to kill Barrow rather than to submit to his advances. Young District Attorney Dick Starr considers this evidence sufficient to convict Alice, and her innocence is not proven until Jimmy helps her to escape from Sing Sing and she rescues Dick from an attack by a gang of ... +


Nightclub singer Alice Carroll is discovered in the office of Al Barrow, club proprieter, who lies dead on the floor. Circumstances point to her guilt: a chorine has overheard Alice threaten to kill Barrow rather than to submit to his advances. Young District Attorney Dick Starr considers this evidence sufficient to convict Alice, and her innocence is not proven until Jimmy helps her to escape from Sing Sing and she rescues Dick from an attack by a gang of crooks. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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