Love Over Night (1928)

60 mins | Comedy | 25 November 1928

Director:

Edward H. Griffith

Producer:

Hector Turnbull

Cinematographer:

John Mescall

Editor:

Harold McLernon

Production Designer:

Mitchell Leisen

Production Company:

Pathé Exchange, Inc.
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HISTORY

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 17 Apr ... More Less

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 17 Apr 1928. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
26 May 1928
p. 102.
Film Daily
23 Dec 1928.
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Variety
19 Dec 1928
p. 12.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
PRODUCTION MISC
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 November 1928
Production Date:
began 17 April 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, Inc.
Copyright Date:
20 August 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25552
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,773
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Richard Hill, a changemaker on the subway, mistakenly believes that Jeanette Stewart, a beautiful young woman of moderate means, is an accomplice in a robbery and therefore follows her to the exclusive Long Island home of Richard Thorpe, a wealthy man-about-town whom Jeanette is to marry on the following day. Unknown to Richard, he is in turn followed by a detective who believes him to have been pilfering money from the Metropolitan Transit. Jeanette mistakes Richard for a burglar and knocks him cold; when he regains consciousness she takes pity on him, however, and helps him elude the detective. Richard asks Jeanette to marry him, but she refuses. The following day, Richard kidnaps Jeanette from church and forces her to marry him, letting her know that he is the son of a well-to-do hotel owner and not just a changemaker in a ... +


Richard Hill, a changemaker on the subway, mistakenly believes that Jeanette Stewart, a beautiful young woman of moderate means, is an accomplice in a robbery and therefore follows her to the exclusive Long Island home of Richard Thorpe, a wealthy man-about-town whom Jeanette is to marry on the following day. Unknown to Richard, he is in turn followed by a detective who believes him to have been pilfering money from the Metropolitan Transit. Jeanette mistakes Richard for a burglar and knocks him cold; when he regains consciousness she takes pity on him, however, and helps him elude the detective. Richard asks Jeanette to marry him, but she refuses. The following day, Richard kidnaps Jeanette from church and forces her to marry him, letting her know that he is the son of a well-to-do hotel owner and not just a changemaker in a booth. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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