Men Without Women (1930)

76 mins | Melodrama | 9 February 1930

Director:

John Ford

Cinematographer:

Joseph August

Editor:

Paul Weatherwax

Production Designer:

William Darling

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
EHW
8 Feb 1930
p. 34
Film Daily
2 Feb 1930
p. 11
Life
21 Mar 1930
p. 20
New York Times
1 Feb 1930
p. 15
New Yorker
8 Feb 1930
p. 69
Variety
5 Feb 1930
p. 24
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 February 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 31 Jan 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Fox Film Corp.
19 December 1929
LP1016
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
76
Length(in feet):
7,774
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

After a period of drinking and flirting in Shanghai dives, some American sailors are called back to their submarine, which is under the command of Bridewell. Their craft is hit by a freighter and sinks to the bottom of the China Sea, provoking various emotional reactions from the crew. Burke, a British naval officer, brings a ship to their aid, is recognized as a disgraced officer by one of the crew, Weymouth, but remains behind to rescue the last /merican through a torpedo tube, thus protecting the woman he loves and establishing his ...

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After a period of drinking and flirting in Shanghai dives, some American sailors are called back to their submarine, which is under the command of Bridewell. Their craft is hit by a freighter and sinks to the bottom of the China Sea, provoking various emotional reactions from the crew. Burke, a British naval officer, brings a ship to their aid, is recognized as a disgraced officer by one of the crew, Weymouth, but remains behind to rescue the last /merican through a torpedo tube, thus protecting the woman he loves and establishing his bravery.

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