Half Shot at Sunrise (1930)

75 mins | Comedy | 4 October 1930

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
12 Oct 1930.
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New York Times
11 Oct 1930
p. 21.
Variety
15 Oct 1930.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
DANCE
Dance dir
SOURCES
SONGS
"Nothing But Love" and "Whistling the Blues Away," words by Anne Caldwell, music by Harry Tierney.
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 October 1930
Copyright Claimant:
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
25 September 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1588
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
75
Length(in feet):
7,059
Length(in reels):
10
Country:
United States
Language:
Chinese
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Colonel Marshall, with the United States Army in Paris, is charged with the delivery of important orders pertaining to a major offensive, but instead he gets love notes from Olga, a French flirt whom his wife does not appreciate. His daughter, Eileen, loves Lieut. Jim Reed, whom the colonel dislikes. Meanwhile, Tommy and Gilbert, buck privates, go A. W. O. L., and to escape pursuit by military police, they steal the colonel's car, along with Annette, his younger daughter. To win them the colonel's forgiveness, Annette and Olga plan to make the boys heroes by intercepting papers intended for Lieutenant Reed, detailed to the front, and sending the boys on Reed's mission. They are captured, and the colonel threatens to have them shot; but they blackmail him to forgive them with the aid of one of Olga's perfumed love ... +


Colonel Marshall, with the United States Army in Paris, is charged with the delivery of important orders pertaining to a major offensive, but instead he gets love notes from Olga, a French flirt whom his wife does not appreciate. His daughter, Eileen, loves Lieut. Jim Reed, whom the colonel dislikes. Meanwhile, Tommy and Gilbert, buck privates, go A. W. O. L., and to escape pursuit by military police, they steal the colonel's car, along with Annette, his younger daughter. To win them the colonel's forgiveness, Annette and Olga plan to make the boys heroes by intercepting papers intended for Lieutenant Reed, detailed to the front, and sending the boys on Reed's mission. They are captured, and the colonel threatens to have them shot; but they blackmail him to forgive them with the aid of one of Olga's perfumed love notes. +

GENRE
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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