Montana Moon (1930)

91 mins | Western, Musical comedy | 20 March 1930

Director:

Malcolm St. Clair

Cinematographer:

William Daniels

Production Designer:

Cedric Gibbons

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
EHW
19 Apr 1930
p. 49
Film Daily
13 Apr 1930
p. 11
New York Times
14 Apr 1930
p. 24
Time
28 Apr 1930
p. 42
Variety
16 Apr 1930
p. 46
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Story
Joe Farnham
Dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITORS
Carl L. Pierson
Film ed
COSTUMES
Gowns
SOUND
Rec eng
Rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"The Moon Is Low" and "Happy Cowboy," words by Arthur Freed, music by Nacio Herb Brown; "Montana Call," "Let Me Give You Love" and "Trailin' in Old Montana," words by Clifford Grey, music by Herbert Stothart.
SONGWRITERS/COMPOSERS
+
DETAILS
Release Date:
20 March 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
17 March 1930
LP1147
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
91
Length(in feet):
7,917
Length(in reels):
10
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Joan, a sophisticated society girl from the East, escapes from her father's train en route to his ranch and meets Larry, a typical western cowpoke, on the open range. Larry's stern yet gentle nature soon subdues her fiery manner, and they are married. Soon they discover themselves unable to adjust to Joan's ideas of eastern propriety; Jeff, a city slicker, arrives to threaten their relationship; but Larry disguises himself as a bandit and regains her ...

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Joan, a sophisticated society girl from the East, escapes from her father's train en route to his ranch and meets Larry, a typical western cowpoke, on the open range. Larry's stern yet gentle nature soon subdues her fiery manner, and they are married. Soon they discover themselves unable to adjust to Joan's ideas of eastern propriety; Jeff, a city slicker, arrives to threaten their relationship; but Larry disguises himself as a bandit and regains her affections.

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Subject

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

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