13 Washington Square (1928)

70 mins | Comedy | 8 April 1928

Director:

Melville W. Brown

Writer:

Harry O. Hoyt

Cinematographer:

John Stumar

Editor:

Ray Curtiss

Production Company:

Universal Pictures Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
5 Feb 1928.
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New York Times
30 Jan 1928
p. 18.
Variety
1 Feb 1928
p. 22.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal-Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel No. 13 Washington Square by Leroy Scott (Boston, 1914).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 April 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 28 January 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 January 1928
Copyright Number:
LP24861
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
70
Length(in feet):
6,274
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In an attempt to break up the engagement of her son, Jack, to Mary, a grocer's daughter, aristocratic Mrs. De Peyster plans to take him to Europe. When he fails to appear at the steamer, Mrs. De Peyster sets out to foil their plan to elope. Exchanging clothes with her cousin, she and her maid go to the cousin's boardinghouse. There she meets art thief "Deacon" Pyecroft and learns that he plans to pilfer her house. So warned, she quickly returns home. Meanwhile, Jack and Mary have stopped off at the De Peyster home to get some of Jack's clothing. While all three are there, Pyecroft arrives, thinking the coast is clear. Finally, the police and reporters come, and, wishing to avoid scandal, Mrs. De Peyster gives her blessing to the young couple and introduces Pyecroft as her personal art ... +


In an attempt to break up the engagement of her son, Jack, to Mary, a grocer's daughter, aristocratic Mrs. De Peyster plans to take him to Europe. When he fails to appear at the steamer, Mrs. De Peyster sets out to foil their plan to elope. Exchanging clothes with her cousin, she and her maid go to the cousin's boardinghouse. There she meets art thief "Deacon" Pyecroft and learns that he plans to pilfer her house. So warned, she quickly returns home. Meanwhile, Jack and Mary have stopped off at the De Peyster home to get some of Jack's clothing. While all three are there, Pyecroft arrives, thinking the coast is clear. Finally, the police and reporters come, and, wishing to avoid scandal, Mrs. De Peyster gives her blessing to the young couple and introduces Pyecroft as her personal art critic +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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