Director:

Alfred E. Green

Writer:

June Mathis

Cinematographer:

Ted McCord

Editor:

George McGuire

Production Designer:

E. J. Shulter

Production Company:

First National Pictures, Inc.
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HISTORY

A sound version of Sally , with music and dialogue, was made by First National in 1929. That film, which was released in two-strip Technicolor, was directed by John Francis Dillon and featured Marilyn Miller, who starred in the Broadway musical, and Joe E. Brown (see ... More Less

A sound version of Sally , with music and dialogue, was made by First National in 1929. That film, which was released in two-strip Technicolor, was directed by John Francis Dillon and featured Marilyn Miller, who starred in the Broadway musical, and Joe E. Brown (see entry). More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 Mar 1925.
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New York Times
16 Mar 1925
p. 16.
Variety
18 Mar 1925
p. 40.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
WRITERS
Comedy construc
Editorial supv
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the musical Sally , book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse, music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Clifford Grey (New York, 21 Dec 1920).
DETAILS
Release Date:
29 March 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 18 March 1925
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
12 March 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21235
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
8,636
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Sally, an asylum waif, is adopted by Mrs. Du Fay, an old woman who teaches dancing. When the kindly teacher loses all her pupils, Sally goes to work as a dishwasher in a cafe run by Pops Shendorf. There she meets the Duke of Checkergovinia, a European nobleman fallen on hard times who makes his living as a waiter. Sally also meets Blair Farquar, a wealthy young society man to whom she is most attracted. Sally gets a chance to dance at the cafe, and she is an instant hit. A famous Russian dancer disappears, and Sally is hired to impersonate her at a ball given in the Farquar mansion. Sally dances beautifully and finds herself surrounded by adulation, but Pops, who has followed her to the ball, exposes her as a kitchen drudge. Mr. Farquar orders her from his home, and Sally returns to Mrs. Du Fay. The great Ziegfeld, however, was a guest at the Farquar party, and he signs Sally to dance in the Follies. She is soon a great star, and Blair eventually persuades her to marry ... +


Sally, an asylum waif, is adopted by Mrs. Du Fay, an old woman who teaches dancing. When the kindly teacher loses all her pupils, Sally goes to work as a dishwasher in a cafe run by Pops Shendorf. There she meets the Duke of Checkergovinia, a European nobleman fallen on hard times who makes his living as a waiter. Sally also meets Blair Farquar, a wealthy young society man to whom she is most attracted. Sally gets a chance to dance at the cafe, and she is an instant hit. A famous Russian dancer disappears, and Sally is hired to impersonate her at a ball given in the Farquar mansion. Sally dances beautifully and finds herself surrounded by adulation, but Pops, who has followed her to the ball, exposes her as a kitchen drudge. Mr. Farquar orders her from his home, and Sally returns to Mrs. Du Fay. The great Ziegfeld, however, was a guest at the Farquar party, and he signs Sally to dance in the Follies. She is soon a great star, and Blair eventually persuades her to marry him. +

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