The Wolf of Wall Street (1929)

74 mins | Melodrama | 9 February 1929

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HISTORY

According to a production directory in the 8 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Herald-Moving Picture World, work began on The Wolf of Wall Street on 25 Sep ... More Less

According to a production directory in the 8 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Herald-Moving Picture World, work began on The Wolf of Wall Street on 25 Sep 1928. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
8 Dec 1928
p. 50.
Film Daily
3 Feb 1929.
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New York Times
28 Jan 1929
p. 21.
Variety
30 Jan 1929
p. 26.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Ch rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"Love Take My Heart," words by Harold Cristy, music by Joseph Meyer.
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 February 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 26 January 1929
Production Date:
began 25 September 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
9 February 1929
Copyright Number:
LP108
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 6,396 ft.
Duration(in mins):
74
Length(in feet):
6,810
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Wolf of Wall Street corners the market in copper and then sells short, making a fortune and ruining the fiancé of his maid, Gert. Out of spite, Gert informs The Wolf that his wife has been cheating on him with his partner, Tyler. As revenge, The Wolf deliberately ruins himself and Tyler in the market and then walks out on his ... +


The Wolf of Wall Street corners the market in copper and then sells short, making a fortune and ruining the fiancé of his maid, Gert. Out of spite, Gert informs The Wolf that his wife has been cheating on him with his partner, Tyler. As revenge, The Wolf deliberately ruins himself and Tyler in the market and then walks out on his wife. +

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

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