The Woman from Hell (1929)

58 mins | Melodrama | 21 April 1929

Director:

A. F. Erickson

Cinematographer:

Conrad Wells

Production Designer:

Ben Carré

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

According to a production directory in the 9 Mar 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for The Lady from Hell was 28 Jan 1929. Probably because there was a film called The Lady from Hell released in 1926 (see entry), the title was ... More Less

According to a production directory in the 9 Mar 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for The Lady from Hell was 28 Jan 1929. Probably because there was a film called The Lady from Hell released in 1926 (see entry), the title was modified. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald-World
9 Mar 1929
p. 41.
Film Daily
28 Jul 1929.
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Variety
31 Jul 1929
p. 23.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Lady from Hell
Release Date:
21 April 1929
Production Date:
began 28 January 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 April 1929
Copyright Number:
LP315
Physical Properties:
Silent
with sd eff and mus score by Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
58
Length(in feet):
5,442
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Jim, the son of a New England lighthouse keeper, marries Bee, a girl playing the "Devil" in an amusement concession at a beach resort, and takes her with him to his home on an island off the rockbound coast. Jim and Bee later return to the concession, and Slick Glicks, the barker, attempts to persuade Bee to come back to work, making Jim jealous. Jim and Bee quarrel and return to the lighthouse. Jim's irrational jealousy of the barker continues, and he goes to the mainland to have it out with Slick Glicks. Glicks sees him coming, however, and sneaks out to the lighthouse, attempting to persuade Bee to elope to Havana with him. Jim returns, and the two men Jim eventually comes to realize the innate goodness and loyalty of Bee, and everything turns out all ... +


Jim, the son of a New England lighthouse keeper, marries Bee, a girl playing the "Devil" in an amusement concession at a beach resort, and takes her with him to his home on an island off the rockbound coast. Jim and Bee later return to the concession, and Slick Glicks, the barker, attempts to persuade Bee to come back to work, making Jim jealous. Jim and Bee quarrel and return to the lighthouse. Jim's irrational jealousy of the barker continues, and he goes to the mainland to have it out with Slick Glicks. Glicks sees him coming, however, and sneaks out to the lighthouse, attempting to persuade Bee to elope to Havana with him. Jim returns, and the two men Jim eventually comes to realize the innate goodness and loyalty of Bee, and everything turns out all right. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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