My Friend From India (1927)

Comedy | 19 December 1927

Director:

E. Mason Hopper

Cinematographer:

Dewey Wrigley

Editor:

James Morley

Production Designer:

Charles Cadwallader

Production Company:

De Mille Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The Var review of the film lists its title as Friend from India ... More Less

The Var review of the film lists its title as Friend from India . More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
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Film Daily
15 May 1928.
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Variety
25 Jan 1928.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PARENT COMPANY
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DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
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DIRECTORS
Asst dir
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LITERARY
Based on the play My Friend From India by Henry A. Du Souchet (New York, 6 Oct 1896).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Friend from India
Release Date:
19 December 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, Inc.
Copyright Date:
18 December 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24764
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,750
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Valentine, a wealthy young globe-trotter, falls in love with a girl during a brief encounter before being separated from her. Later, in a lottery scrape, he seeks refuge in a friend's house, disguising himself as a Hindu prince, and discovers that the girl he encountered the previous day is Bernice, his friend's ... +


Valentine, a wealthy young globe-trotter, falls in love with a girl during a brief encounter before being separated from her. Later, in a lottery scrape, he seeks refuge in a friend's house, disguising himself as a Hindu prince, and discovers that the girl he encountered the previous day is Bernice, his friend's sister. +

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

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