The Medicine Man (1930)

65 mins | Romance | 15 June 1930

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
3 Aug 1930
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Variety
25 Jun 1930
p. 15
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Studio executive
WRITERS
Adpt
PHOTOGRAPHY
Photog
Photog
FILM EDITOR
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Medicine Man by Elliott Lester (Washington, D.C. opening, 10 Oct 1927).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 June 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 12 Jun 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
11 June 1930
LP1358
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone Recording
Black and White
gauge
35mm
Widescreen/ratio
1.18:1
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
6,211 , 7,839
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Mamie Goltz, a country girl who is forced to work for her tyrannical father in his general store, finds romance in the person of Dr. John Harvey, a medicine man with a traveling troupe, though her father has planned to marry her to Peter, an unwholesome young widower. When Harvey invites Mamie to demonstrate his cosmetics, her father gives her a beating. Despite the punishment, Mamie eludes her father to keep a tryst with Harvey; and he, realizing she loves him, does not take advantage of her. Harvey is obliged to leave town when his assistants win a poker game, but he manages to marry Mamie before Goltz can get a marriage license for Peter. Gus, a hired man, tries to dissuade the furious Goltz from pursuing them; and in the struggle, Goltz is ...

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Mamie Goltz, a country girl who is forced to work for her tyrannical father in his general store, finds romance in the person of Dr. John Harvey, a medicine man with a traveling troupe, though her father has planned to marry her to Peter, an unwholesome young widower. When Harvey invites Mamie to demonstrate his cosmetics, her father gives her a beating. Despite the punishment, Mamie eludes her father to keep a tryst with Harvey; and he, realizing she loves him, does not take advantage of her. Harvey is obliged to leave town when his assistants win a poker game, but he manages to marry Mamie before Goltz can get a marriage license for Peter. Gus, a hired man, tries to dissuade the furious Goltz from pursuing them; and in the struggle, Goltz is killed.

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