The Ghost Talks (1929)

61 mins | Comedy-drama | 24 February 1929

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DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
24 Feb 1929
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New York Times
18 Feb 1929
p. 28
Variety
27 Feb 1929
p. 80
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 February 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 16 Feb 1929
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Fox Film Corp.
18 December 1928
LP25921
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
61
Length(in feet):
6,482
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Franklyn Green, a correspondence-school detective working as a nightclerk in a hotel, comes to the aid of Miriam Holt when she checks into the hotel looking for $1 million in bonds stolen by her uncle, recently deceased. A quartet of crooks gets onto Miriam's trail, and Franklyn mistakes two of them for government postal inspectors. By chance, Franklyn discovers that they are crooks and, recovering the stolen bonds, turns them over to the police. Franklyn wins Miriam for his ...

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Franklyn Green, a correspondence-school detective working as a nightclerk in a hotel, comes to the aid of Miriam Holt when she checks into the hotel looking for $1 million in bonds stolen by her uncle, recently deceased. A quartet of crooks gets onto Miriam's trail, and Franklyn mistakes two of them for government postal inspectors. By chance, Franklyn discovers that they are crooks and, recovering the stolen bonds, turns them over to the police. Franklyn wins Miriam for his wife.

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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