Full page view
HISTORY

The 14 Jan 1927 Motion Picture News reported that production began 17 Jan ... More Less

The 14 Jan 1927 Motion Picture News reported that production began 17 Jan 1927. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
5 Jun 1927.
---
Motion Picture News
14 Jan 1927
p. 140.
New York Times
23 May 1927
p. 27.
Variety
25 Nay 1927
p. 20.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Rough House Rosie" by Nunnally Johnson in The Saturday Evening Post (12 Jun 1926).
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 May 1927
Production Date:
began 17 January 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 May 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23959
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,952
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

On a beach outing, Rosie O'Reilly, her friend Ruth, and her sweetheart, boxer Joe Hennessey, meet Kid Farrell, Joe's trainer, and a fortune-teller predicts Rosie's fame as a dancer. Rosie creates an act and gets it booked for a cabaret. In a misunderstanding over a diamond pin given her by Lew McKay, a cafe habitué, Rosie is jailed for stealing, but Arthur Russell identifies the jewel and rescues her. Impressed by Arthur's wealth and social position, Rosie soon forgets Joe, who then begins to study etiquette, but to no avail. On the night of Joe's big fight, Rosie, losing interest in Arthur's party, goes to the ring, diverts the attention of Joe's opponent, and thus assures Joe's final ... +


On a beach outing, Rosie O'Reilly, her friend Ruth, and her sweetheart, boxer Joe Hennessey, meet Kid Farrell, Joe's trainer, and a fortune-teller predicts Rosie's fame as a dancer. Rosie creates an act and gets it booked for a cabaret. In a misunderstanding over a diamond pin given her by Lew McKay, a cafe habitué, Rosie is jailed for stealing, but Arthur Russell identifies the jewel and rescues her. Impressed by Arthur's wealth and social position, Rosie soon forgets Joe, who then begins to study etiquette, but to no avail. On the night of Joe's big fight, Rosie, losing interest in Arthur's party, goes to the ring, diverts the attention of Joe's opponent, and thus assures Joe's final victory. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

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

TOP SEARCHES

CASABLANCA

During World War II, Casablanca, Morocco is a waiting point for throngs of desperate refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe. Exit visas, which are necessary to leave the country, are at ... >>

CITIZEN KANE

Seventy-year-old newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane dies in his palatial Florida home, Xanadu, after uttering the single word “Rosebud.” While watching a newsreel summarizing the years during which Kane ... >>

REAR WINDOW

Laid up with a broken leg during the height of summer, renowned New York magazine photographer L. B. “Jeff” Jeffries enters his last week of home confinement, bored and ... >>

RAGING BULL

In 1941, at a boxing match in Cleveland, Ohio, pandemonium breaks out when Jake La Motta, an up-and-coming young boxer, loses a decision to Jimmy Reeves, suffering his first ... >>

CITY LIGHTS

At an outdoor dedication ceremony, a tramp is discovered sleeping in the arms of a statue as it is being unveiled before a crowd. He is chased into ... >>

The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.