In Gay Madrid (1930)

78 mins | Comedy-drama, Musical | 17 May 1930

Director:

Robert Z. Leonard

Cinematographer:

Oliver T. Marsh

Editor:

William S. Gray

Production Designer:

Cedric Gibbons

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 Jun 1930.
---
New York Times
7 Jun 1930
p. 10.
Variety
11 Jun 1930
p. 19.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
COSTUMES
Gowns
MUSIC
Mus score
Mus score
Mus score
SOUND
Rec eng
Rec dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel La Casa de la Troya by Alejandro Pérez Lugín (Madrid, 1915).
SONGS
"Santiago" and "Dark Night," words by Clifford Grey, music by Herbert Stothart and Xavier Cugat
"Into My Heart," words by Clifford Grey, music by Fred E. Ahlert
"Smile While We May," words and music by Roy Turk and Fred E. Ahlert.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 May 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 May 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1286
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
78
Length(in feet):
7,654
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ricardo, the hero of many romantic escapades, is sent from Madrid by his irate father to continue his college studies. At school he meets and falls in love with Carmina, serenades her, and gradually wins her despite her feigned indifference. Then Octavio, a rejected suitor, reports to the Marqués de Castelar that Ricardo is keeping La Goyita, a former "companion in arms," in his room; although he denies the charge, the engagement is broken. Ernesto, the girl's brother, challenges Ricardo to a duel in which he deliberately allows himself to be wounded, thus clearing the way for a reconciliation between the ... +


Ricardo, the hero of many romantic escapades, is sent from Madrid by his irate father to continue his college studies. At school he meets and falls in love with Carmina, serenades her, and gradually wins her despite her feigned indifference. Then Octavio, a rejected suitor, reports to the Marqués de Castelar that Ricardo is keeping La Goyita, a former "companion in arms," in his room; although he denies the charge, the engagement is broken. Ernesto, the girl's brother, challenges Ricardo to a duel in which he deliberately allows himself to be wounded, thus clearing the way for a reconciliation between the lovers. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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