Silks and Saddles (1929)

Drama | 20 January 1929

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HISTORY

The film originally was released under the title Thoroughbreds. Working titles of the film were Thoroughbreds and The Frog ... More Less

The film originally was released under the title Thoroughbreds. Working titles of the film were Thoroughbreds and The Frog . More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
2 Dec 1928.
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Variety
5 Dec 1928
p. 24.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
The Frog
Thoroughbreds
Release Date:
20 January 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 27 November 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 May 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25262
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,809
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Jockey Johnny Spencer loses his job with Mrs. Calhoun for throwing a race. An adventuress named Sybil, who made Johnny hold back Mrs. Calhoun's horse, Lady, leaves him, and he becomes a racetrack bum. Johnny returns to Mrs. Calhoun's stable when the new jockey proves unable to manage Lady. Johnny wins the next race, thereby regaining Mrs. Calhoun's confidence and winning the love of her attractive daughter, ... +


Jockey Johnny Spencer loses his job with Mrs. Calhoun for throwing a race. An adventuress named Sybil, who made Johnny hold back Mrs. Calhoun's horse, Lady, leaves him, and he becomes a racetrack bum. Johnny returns to Mrs. Calhoun's stable when the new jockey proves unable to manage Lady. Johnny wins the next race, thereby regaining Mrs. Calhoun's confidence and winning the love of her attractive daughter, Lucy. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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