Night Parade (1929)

72 mins | Melodrama | 27 October 1929

Director:

Malcolm St. Clair

Producer:

William LeBaron

Cinematographer:

William Marshall

Editor:

Jack Kitchen

Production Designer:

Max Rée

Production Company:

RKO Productions, Inc.
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HISTORY

Night Parade was copyrighted twice on 27 Oct 1929, by RKO Productions, Inc., under number LP812 and by RKO Distributing Corp., under number LP900. Information in copyright records is otherwise the same for both ... More Less

Night Parade was copyrighted twice on 27 Oct 1929, by RKO Productions, Inc., under number LP812 and by RKO Distributing Corp., under number LP900. Information in copyright records is otherwise the same for both entries. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
17 Nov 1929.
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New York Times
11 Nov 1929
p. 20.
Variety
13 Nov 1929
p. 38.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Ringside by George Abbott, Edward Paramore and Hyatt Daab (New York, 29 Aug 1929).
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 October 1929
Copyright Claimants:
RKO Productions, Inc. RKO Distributing Corp.
Copyright Dates:
27 October 1929 27 October 1929
Copyright Numbers:
LP812 LP900
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 6,503 ft.
Duration(in mins):
72
Length(in feet):
6,665
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Middleweight champion Bobby Murray is expected to be defeated in a forthcoming bout with McCabe, an opinion shared by sportswriter Sid Durham, who nevertheless respects Tom Murray, the boy's father and manager. John Zelli, a gambling racketeer, induces Paula Vernoff to lure Bobby into secret meetings; and befuddled by drink and Paula's urging, he agrees to throw the fight. Durham learns of the sellout and informs Tom; Bobby confesses and at the same time learns that Doris, a childhood friend, loves him. Tom takes out revenge on Zelli, and just as Bobby seems sure to be defeated in the ring, the arrival of his father and Doris spurs him on to ... +


Middleweight champion Bobby Murray is expected to be defeated in a forthcoming bout with McCabe, an opinion shared by sportswriter Sid Durham, who nevertheless respects Tom Murray, the boy's father and manager. John Zelli, a gambling racketeer, induces Paula Vernoff to lure Bobby into secret meetings; and befuddled by drink and Paula's urging, he agrees to throw the fight. Durham learns of the sellout and informs Tom; Bobby confesses and at the same time learns that Doris, a childhood friend, loves him. Tom takes out revenge on Zelli, and just as Bobby seems sure to be defeated in the ring, the arrival of his father and Doris spurs him on to win. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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