One Hysterical Night (1929)

Comedy | 6 October 1929

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Film Daily
5 Jan 1930.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
6 October 1929
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Universal Pictures Corp.
24 September 1929
LP722
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,268 ft.
Length(in feet):
5,279
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Thinking he is going to a costume ball, William Judd, heir to a fortune, accompanies his scheming aunt and uncle to an insane asylum dressed as Napoleon Bonaparte. Inside, the doctors refuse to release Judd, because the relatives have told them about Judd's "delusion of grandeur." Among the inmates Judd finds a girl dressed as the Empress Josephine (actually a nurse sent to humor him), and they escape from the institution with the entire group of inmates following in their wake. Judd arrives home in time to expose his relatives' avarice to his lawyer. Assured of the nurse's sanity, Judd offers her his heart and his ...

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Thinking he is going to a costume ball, William Judd, heir to a fortune, accompanies his scheming aunt and uncle to an insane asylum dressed as Napoleon Bonaparte. Inside, the doctors refuse to release Judd, because the relatives have told them about Judd's "delusion of grandeur." Among the inmates Judd finds a girl dressed as the Empress Josephine (actually a nurse sent to humor him), and they escape from the institution with the entire group of inmates following in their wake. Judd arrives home in time to expose his relatives' avarice to his lawyer. Assured of the nurse's sanity, Judd offers her his heart and his fortune.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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