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HISTORY

According to a studio time-table in the 6 Oct 1927 Hollywood Vagabond, the film, under the working title Free and Easy, was currently in production.
       Fox remade this film in 1935. That film, which in the Spanish language was titled Piernas de seda , was directed by John J. Boland and starred Rosita Moreno and Raúl Roulien (see ... More Less

According to a studio time-table in the 6 Oct 1927 Hollywood Vagabond, the film, under the working title Free and Easy, was currently in production.
       Fox remade this film in 1935. That film, which in the Spanish language was titled Piernas de seda , was directed by John J. Boland and starred Rosita Moreno and Raúl Roulien (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
1 Jan 1927.
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Hollywood Vagabond
6 Oct 1927
p. 6.
New York Times
26 Dec 1927
p. 26.
Variety
28 Dec 1927
p. 16.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Free and Easy
Release Date:
18 December 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
7 December 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24731
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,446
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"Sales agents for rival hosiery concerns try to land an order, the boy for a while succeeding and putting on an exhibition. The girl, however, makes the mannequins use her own brand of hose, flirts with the buyer and wins order away from her rival. They then hear of the consolidation of their firms and themselves consolidate--in marriage." ( Motion Picture News Booking Guide, [14]:150, ... +


"Sales agents for rival hosiery concerns try to land an order, the boy for a while succeeding and putting on an exhibition. The girl, however, makes the mannequins use her own brand of hose, flirts with the buyer and wins order away from her rival. They then hear of the consolidation of their firms and themselves consolidate--in marriage." ( Motion Picture News Booking Guide, [14]:150, 1929.) +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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