Taking a Chance (1928)

70 mins | Western | 18 November 1928

Director:

Norman Z. McLeod

Writer:

A. H. Halprin

Cinematographer:

Sol Halprin

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

Bret Harte's short story was also published in Jul 1925 in the British periodical Hutchinson's Magazine ... More Less

Bret Harte's short story was also published in Jul 1925 in the British periodical Hutchinson's Magazine . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
13 Jan 1929.
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Variety
20 Feb 1929
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Saint of Calamity Gulch" by Bret Harte in Ranch Romances (Jul 1925).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 November 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
18 November 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25920
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
70
Length(in feet):
4,876
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"Gun fights, romance, adventure and all the other accessories of a wild west drama form basis of story woven about the exploits of Joe Courtney." ("Motion Picture News Booking Guide," in Motion Picture News, 15 Mar 1930, ... +


"Gun fights, romance, adventure and all the other accessories of a wild west drama form basis of story woven about the exploits of Joe Courtney." ("Motion Picture News Booking Guide," in Motion Picture News, 15 Mar 1930, p105.) +

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Genre:


Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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