The Song of Love (1929)

76 mins | Drama | 25 November 1929

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
Supv
WRITERS
Howard Green
Scen
Howard Green
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Sd eng
Sd mixing eng
E. L. Bernds
Sd mixing eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"I'm Somebody's Baby Now," words and music by Mack Gordon and Max Rich; "I'm Walking With the Moonbeams (Talking to the Stars)," words and music by Mack Gordon, Max Rich and Maurice Abrahams; "I'll Still Go On Wanting You," words and music by Bernie Grossman, Mickey Kippel, Arthur Sizemore and Maurice Abrahams; "White Way Blues" words and music by Mack Gordon, Max Rich and George Weist.
SONGWRITERS/COMPOSERS
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DETAILS
Release Date:
25 November 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 13 Nov 1929
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Columbia Pictures Corp.
27 December 1929
LP944
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
76
Length(in feet):
7,720
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Tom and Anna Gibson, along with their little boy, Buddy, form a successful vaudeville song-and-dance act and a happy family. Anna, however, is worried about her son's future when she finds him playing ball, forgetting a performance; she determines to retire from the stage temporarily to give Buddy a proper home environment. Tom, a hardened trouper, is not in sympathy with her plans, and when Mazie, a flirtatious blonde, applies to take Anna's place, Tom accepts her. Tom finally confesses to Anna that he is in love with Mazie; she moves away and supports Buddy as a cafe entertainer, soon placing him in a military school. Learning of the rift between his parents, Buddy persuades his father to leave Mazie, and they are all unexpectedly reunited in a rendition of their old stage ...

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Tom and Anna Gibson, along with their little boy, Buddy, form a successful vaudeville song-and-dance act and a happy family. Anna, however, is worried about her son's future when she finds him playing ball, forgetting a performance; she determines to retire from the stage temporarily to give Buddy a proper home environment. Tom, a hardened trouper, is not in sympathy with her plans, and when Mazie, a flirtatious blonde, applies to take Anna's place, Tom accepts her. Tom finally confesses to Anna that he is in love with Mazie; she moves away and supports Buddy as a cafe entertainer, soon placing him in a military school. Learning of the rift between his parents, Buddy persuades his father to leave Mazie, and they are all unexpectedly reunited in a rendition of their old stage act.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Domestic, with songs


Subject

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

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