Thanks for the Buggy Ride (1928)

60 mins | Comedy-drama | 1 April 1928

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
29 Jan 1928.
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New York Times
23 Jan 1928
p. 18.
Variety
25 Jan 1928
p. 12.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal-Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Story
Editorial supv
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SOURCES
SONGS
"Thanks for The Buggy Ride," words and music by Jules Buffano.
COMPOSER
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 April 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 21 January 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
29 November 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24716
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
6,179
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Jenny, a dance instructor, accidentally meets Joe Hall, a song promoter, who escorts her home; she gives him a song idea by calling "Thanks for the Buggy Ride." At a picnic they fall desperately in love, and during a rainstorm they take refuge in a house for sale. When Jenny goes to a cafe to give a private dance lesson to Harold McBride, she incurs the enmity of his father, a song publisher, by repulsing his advances. When McBride refuses to hear Joe's song, Jenny dons blackface and successfully introduces the song at a music salon. Joe forgives her; and after claiming the rights for his song, they are married and buy the home that previously sheltered ... +


Jenny, a dance instructor, accidentally meets Joe Hall, a song promoter, who escorts her home; she gives him a song idea by calling "Thanks for the Buggy Ride." At a picnic they fall desperately in love, and during a rainstorm they take refuge in a house for sale. When Jenny goes to a cafe to give a private dance lesson to Harold McBride, she incurs the enmity of his father, a song publisher, by repulsing his advances. When McBride refuses to hear Joe's song, Jenny dons blackface and successfully introduces the song at a music salon. Joe forgives her; and after claiming the rights for his song, they are married and buy the home that previously sheltered them. +

GENRE
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Subject

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

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