Rich But Honest (1927)

Comedy-drama | 22 May 1927

Director:

Albert Ray

Writer:

Randall Faye

Cinematographer:

Sidney Wagner

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
18 Sep 1927.
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New York Times
18 May 1927
p. 29.
Variety
11 May 1927
p. 17.
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Rich But Honest" by Arthur Somers Roche in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan (Nov 1926).
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 May 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 May 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23984
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,480
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Florine and Maybelle, two department store workers, attend a dance; Florine wins a Charleston contest and forces Diamond Jim, who flirts with her, to get her a job in the theater. Maybelle proves a success with her clowning; but when Florine appears on the stage in the pose of Lady Godiva, Bob, her steady sweetheart, misunderstands and insults her. Dick, a wealthy idler, proves his mettle by whipping the former suitor and thus wins Flo for his ... +


Florine and Maybelle, two department store workers, attend a dance; Florine wins a Charleston contest and forces Diamond Jim, who flirts with her, to get her a job in the theater. Maybelle proves a success with her clowning; but when Florine appears on the stage in the pose of Lady Godiva, Bob, her steady sweetheart, misunderstands and insults her. Dick, a wealthy idler, proves his mettle by whipping the former suitor and thus wins Flo for his wife. +

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