Tol'able David (1930)

78 mins | Melodrama | 15 November 1930

Director:

John Blystone

Producer:

Harry Cohn

Cinematographer:

Ted Tetzlaff

Editor:

Glenn Wheeler

Production Designer:

Edward C. Jewell

Production Company:

Columbia Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

Associated First National Pictures released a silent version of Tol'able David in 1921, directed by Henry King and starring Richard Barthlelmess and Gladys Hulette (see entry). ...

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Associated First National Pictures released a silent version of Tol'able David in 1921, directed by Henry King and starring Richard Barthlelmess and Gladys Hulette (see entry).

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
EHW
22 Nov 1930
pp. 35-36
Film Daily
16 Nov 1930
p. 10
New York Times
17 Nov 1930
p. 29
New Yorker
22 Nov 1930
pp. 87-88
Time
1 Dec 1930
p. 27
Variety
19 Nov 1930
p. 21
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
John G. Blystone
Dir
Asst dir
Dial dir
PRODUCER
Prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Edward Jewell
Art dir
Tech dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Sd eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Tol'able David" by Joseph Hergesheimer in The Happy Life (New York, 1919).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 November 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 14 Nov 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Columbia Pictures Corp.
26 November 1939
LP1766
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
78
Length(in feet):
7,350
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

The story follows the same general plot as the earlier 1921 version, with the exception that the climactic encounter between David and the Hatburns is staged as a gun battle in which he dispatches the ...

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The story follows the same general plot as the earlier 1921 version, with the exception that the climactic encounter between David and the Hatburns is staged as a gun battle in which he dispatches the villains.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Rural


Subject

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

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