Girls Gone Wild (1929)

57 mins | Melodrama | 24 March 1929

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HISTORY

The 11 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Daily Review announced that real-life couple, actors Nick Stuart and Sue Carol, would be appearing in their first film together, Girls Gone Wild, directed by Lewis Seiler.
       The 26 Dec 1928 Var listed Alec B. Francis amongst the cast, but he was not noted in reviews.
       According to the 16 Jan 1929 FD, principal photography was nearly finished.
       The 24 Apr 1929 Var review praised the picture as “neatly directed and put together,” but criticized its “glorification of immaturity.” The review in the 28 Apr 1929 FD stated Girls Gone Wild was “light entertainment” and ... More Less

The 11 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Daily Review announced that real-life couple, actors Nick Stuart and Sue Carol, would be appearing in their first film together, Girls Gone Wild, directed by Lewis Seiler.
       The 26 Dec 1928 Var listed Alec B. Francis amongst the cast, but he was not noted in reviews.
       According to the 16 Jan 1929 FD, principal photography was nearly finished.
       The 24 Apr 1929 Var review praised the picture as “neatly directed and put together,” but criticized its “glorification of immaturity.” The review in the 28 Apr 1929 FD stated Girls Gone Wild was “light entertainment” and “pleasing.” More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Daily Review
11 Dec 1928
p. 7.
Film Daily
16 Jan 1929
p. 11.
Film Daily
28 Apr 1929
p. 8.
New York Times
22 Apr 1929
p. 23.
Variety
26 Dec 1928
p. 20.
Variety
24 Apr 1929
p. 22.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 March 1929
Production Date:
December 1928--January 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 March 1929
Copyright Number:
LP219
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Sd eff and mus score by Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,227 ft.
Duration(in mins):
57
Length(in feet):
5,305
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Wealthy Babs Holworthy falls in love with Buck Brown but gives him up when she discovers that his father is the motorcycle cop who once would not let her father "fix" her speeding ticket, taking her to court instead. She attends a street dance in a tough neighborhood and is dancing with a notorious bootlegger when he is killed by members of a rival gang. Buck is in the crowd and gets Babs into his car. The killers kidnap them and force Buck to help them get away. Buck's father gives chase and is shot. Buck is then thrown out of the car. He takes his father's gun, rescues Babs, and brings the killers to justice. In time, Babs learns to love Buck a ... +


Wealthy Babs Holworthy falls in love with Buck Brown but gives him up when she discovers that his father is the motorcycle cop who once would not let her father "fix" her speeding ticket, taking her to court instead. She attends a street dance in a tough neighborhood and is dancing with a notorious bootlegger when he is killed by members of a rival gang. Buck is in the crowd and gets Babs into his car. The killers kidnap them and force Buck to help them get away. Buck's father gives chase and is shot. Buck is then thrown out of the car. He takes his father's gun, rescues Babs, and brings the killers to justice. In time, Babs learns to love Buck a little. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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