The Million Dollar Collar (1929)

57 mins | Melodrama | 12 January 1929

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HISTORY

According to a directory chart in the 11 Aug 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 2 Jul 1928 on a Rin Tin Tin film called The Outlaw Dog. However, that title had already been used the previous year (1927, see entry) for another movie star dog named "Ranger," so it was changed to The Million Dollar Collar. ... More Less

According to a directory chart in the 11 Aug 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 2 Jul 1928 on a Rin Tin Tin film called The Outlaw Dog. However, that title had already been used the previous year (1927, see entry) for another movie star dog named "Ranger," so it was changed to The Million Dollar Collar. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
11 Aug 1928
p. 77.
Film Daily
24 Feb 1929.
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Variety
20 Mar 1929
p. 22.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
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DIRECTOR
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
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Film ed
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Outlaw Dog
Release Date:
12 January 1929
Production Date:
began 2 July 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
10 January 1929
Copyright Number:
LP1
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Talking seq, sd eff, and mus score by Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 9 Feb 1929; 4,878 ft.
Duration(in mins):
57
Length(in feet):
5,561
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Bill rescues Rinty from a car wreck not realizing that there is a stolen $50,000 diamond necklace hidden in the dog's collar. He discovers this fact when he falls into the hands of a criminal gang. Mary, a member of the gang but sick of it all, and Rinty help him escape, and with the reward money the young lovers begin their ... +


Bill rescues Rinty from a car wreck not realizing that there is a stolen $50,000 diamond necklace hidden in the dog's collar. He discovers this fact when he falls into the hands of a criminal gang. Mary, a member of the gang but sick of it all, and Rinty help him escape, and with the reward money the young lovers begin their honeymoon. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject
Subject (Major):

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

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