True to the Navy (1930)

70 mins | Romantic comedy | 31 May 1930

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
25 May 1930
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New York Times
24 May 1930
p. 21
New York Times
10 Feb 1931
p. 24
Variety
28 May 1930
p. 35
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"Believe It or Not, I Lost My Man" and "There's Only One (Who Matters to Me)," words by L. Wolfe Gilbert, music by Abel Baer.
SONGWRITER/COMPOSER
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Playing Around
Release Date:
31 May 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 23 May 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Paramount Publix Corp.
29 May 1930
LP1337
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
70
Length(in feet):
6,393
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Ruby Nolan, a soda jerk in Solomon Bimberg's San Diego drugstore, has a boyfriend on every ship, precipitating a melee among competing factions. In revenge, they try to persuade the ace gunner (McCoy) on the Mississippi to fall for her; he refuses, but they accidentally meet and the inevitable happens. At a dancehall in Tijuana, Ruby gives $100 to the manager to be offered as a prize to any couple who will be married on the dancehall floor, but when her rejected suitors appear, Gunner McCoy thinks she is playing him for his money. Solomon places a bet with some crooked gamblers on Gunner in a shooting match; swallowing her pride, Ruby induces Gunner to desist from drinking, and he wins the target practice. When he sees that Ruby is sincere, they are happily ...

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Ruby Nolan, a soda jerk in Solomon Bimberg's San Diego drugstore, has a boyfriend on every ship, precipitating a melee among competing factions. In revenge, they try to persuade the ace gunner (McCoy) on the Mississippi to fall for her; he refuses, but they accidentally meet and the inevitable happens. At a dancehall in Tijuana, Ruby gives $100 to the manager to be offered as a prize to any couple who will be married on the dancehall floor, but when her rejected suitors appear, Gunner McCoy thinks she is playing him for his money. Solomon places a bet with some crooked gamblers on Gunner in a shooting match; swallowing her pride, Ruby induces Gunner to desist from drinking, and he wins the target practice. When he sees that Ruby is sincere, they are happily united.

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GENRE
Sub-genre:
with songs


Subject

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

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