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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
19 Jan 1930
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New York Times
20 Jan 1930
p. 21
Variety
22 Jan 1930
p. 17
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
John S. Robertson
Dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Edward T. Lowe Jr.
Adpt
Dial
Edward T. Lowe Jr.
Dial
Charles Logue
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
SOUND
Rec eng
Sd sys monitor
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on a short story by Henry La Cossitt in Adventure Magazine (publication undetermined).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 January 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Universal Pictures Corp.
4 January 1930
LP979
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
58
Length(in feet):
5,418
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Star reporter Joe Rooker links gunman Tony Garotta to a double murder and payroll robbery through the discovery of one of Garotta's cigarettes at the scene of the crime; meanwhile, Joe is married to Ruth Kearns. Garotta confronts Joe at the police reporters' room and threatens revenge through his wife. Garotta escapes, word arrives that Joe's house has been bombed, and Joe starts out for Garotta; but he and Bob are captured by Garotta and put aboard a speedboat. Joe manages to take Garotta prisoner and learns that Ruth is ...

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Star reporter Joe Rooker links gunman Tony Garotta to a double murder and payroll robbery through the discovery of one of Garotta's cigarettes at the scene of the crime; meanwhile, Joe is married to Ruth Kearns. Garotta confronts Joe at the police reporters' room and threatens revenge through his wife. Garotta escapes, word arrives that Joe's house has been bombed, and Joe starts out for Garotta; but he and Bob are captured by Garotta and put aboard a speedboat. Joe manages to take Garotta prisoner and learns that Ruth is safe.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

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

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