The Time, the Place, and the Girl (1929)

70 mins | Musical, Comedy-drama | 8 July 1929

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HISTORY

The Var review listed the film's title in abbreviated form as Time, Place and Girl ... More Less

The Var review listed the film's title in abbreviated form as Time, Place and Girl . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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Film Daily
14 Jul 1929.
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New York Times
8 Jul 1929
p. 17.
Variety
10 Jul 1929
p. 13.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Time, the Place, and the Girl by Frank R. Adams, Joseph E. Howard and Will Hough (New York, 5 Aug 1907).
SONGS
"How Many Times," words and music by Irving Berlin
"I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now," words by Frank Adams and Will Hough, music by Joseph E. Howard
"Collegiate," words and music by Moe Jaffe and Nat Bonx
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SONGS
"How Many Times," words and music by Irving Berlin
"I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now," words by Frank Adams and Will Hough, music by Joseph E. Howard
"Collegiate," words and music by Moe Jaffe and Nat Bonx
"Collegiana," words by Dorothy Fields music by Jimmy McHugh
"Doin' the Raccoon," words and music by Ray Klages and J. Fred Coots
"Fashionette," words and music by Robert King, Jack Glogau and Herb Magidson
"Jack and Jill," words and music by Larry Spier and Sam Coslow
"Everything I Do I Do for You," words and music by Al Sherman
"If You Could Care," words and music by Arthur Wimperis, E. Ray Goetz and Herman Darewski.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
8 July 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 6 July 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
28 May 1929
Copyright Number:
LP416
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,200 ft.
Duration(in mins):
70
Length(in feet):
6,339
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jim Crane, football hero at Stanton, has too high an opinion of himself. Unknown to him, classmate Mae Ellis is desperately in love with him as the result of helping him with his studies. During a particularly crucial game, Jim scores a spectacular victory, and falling under the influence of a group of lionizing New Yorkers, he meets Doris Ward and her wealthy husband, Peter, of Wall Street, who urge him to sell bonds after graduation--which he does. Later, Ward encounters Mae, now a hotel telegrapher, and offers her a job in his office. Upon finding that Jim works there, she accepts. Jim is a failure as a bond salesman, antagonizing everyone he meets. However, at a Long Island party, Ward gets the idea of having him sell fraudulent stock to women, but with Mae's help he extricates himself from amusing ... +


Jim Crane, football hero at Stanton, has too high an opinion of himself. Unknown to him, classmate Mae Ellis is desperately in love with him as the result of helping him with his studies. During a particularly crucial game, Jim scores a spectacular victory, and falling under the influence of a group of lionizing New Yorkers, he meets Doris Ward and her wealthy husband, Peter, of Wall Street, who urge him to sell bonds after graduation--which he does. Later, Ward encounters Mae, now a hotel telegrapher, and offers her a job in his office. Upon finding that Jim works there, she accepts. Jim is a failure as a bond salesman, antagonizing everyone he meets. However, at a Long Island party, Ward gets the idea of having him sell fraudulent stock to women, but with Mae's help he extricates himself from amusing complications. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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