A Single Man (1929)

60 mins | Comedy | 12 January 1929

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Cinematographer:

André Barlatier

Editor:

Ben Lewis

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
20 Jan 1929
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Variety
16 Jan 1929
p. 25
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Joe Farnham
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Settings
COSTUMES
Gowns
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play A Single Man by Hubert Henry Davies (New York, 4 Sep 1911).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 January 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 12 Jan 1929
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
12 January 1929
LP16
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,596
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Robin Worthington, a middle-aged man attracted by a young woman, at first avoids, then falls for, her. He undergoes a profound change in temperament, but in the end he marries another girl, Mary Hazeltine, his secretary, who had gone away and come back in the best frock creation. This dress so changes her appearance that he cannot believe his ...

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Robin Worthington, a middle-aged man attracted by a young woman, at first avoids, then falls for, her. He undergoes a profound change in temperament, but in the end he marries another girl, Mary Hazeltine, his secretary, who had gone away and come back in the best frock creation. This dress so changes her appearance that he cannot believe his eyes.

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GENRE
Genre:


Subject
Subject (Major):

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

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