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According to a production directory in the 9 Mar 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for Joy Street was 12 Jun ... More Less

According to a production directory in the 9 Mar 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for Joy Street was 12 Jun 1928. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald-World
9 Mar 1929
p. 41.
Film Daily
4 Aug 1929.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
12 May 1929
Production Date:
began 12 June 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 May 1929
Copyright Number:
LP375
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Sd eff and mus score by Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,754 ft.
Length(in feet):
5,748
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mimi, an unsophisticated American girl attending an exclusive Swiss boarding school, unexpectedly inherits a large fortune, returns to the United States, and quickly begins to live in a wild and reckless manner. Joe, a goodnatured, decent fellow, attempts to set her straight, but she keeps right on living riotously. Mimi is involved in a serious accident while joy-riding, however, and comes to her senses. She marries Joe and settles down to a life of domestic ... +


Mimi, an unsophisticated American girl attending an exclusive Swiss boarding school, unexpectedly inherits a large fortune, returns to the United States, and quickly begins to live in a wild and reckless manner. Joe, a goodnatured, decent fellow, attempts to set her straight, but she keeps right on living riotously. Mimi is involved in a serious accident while joy-riding, however, and comes to her senses. She marries Joe and settles down to a life of domestic tranquility. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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