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DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
23 Feb 1930
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New York Times
17 Feb 1930
p. 17
Variety
19 Feb 1930
p. 33
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Reeves Eason
Dir
WRITERS
John F. Natteford
Scr
John F. Natteford
Dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"As Long As You Love Me," words and music by George Waggner and Abner Silver.
SONGWRITER/COMPOSER
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 February 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
23 February 1930
LP1107
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
76
Length(in feet):
7,239
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Eddie, Bugs, and Sunny, three ham actors, find themselves in a misfortune and decide to join the CMTC and acquire free food and lodging. At a recruiting station, Eddie mistakes Corporal Halligan of the Cavalry for a civilian representing the CMTC, and as a result they are all enlisted in the Army for 3 years. At the post, the three rookies try to impress the troopers with their own importance, and Eddie starts a flirtation with Dorothy Clark, a sergeant's daughter, incurring the wrath of Darby, her escort; but later he is rescued by Dorothy and sings a song he has written for her. Darby, however, thrashes the winsome recruit; and though Eddie claims to have been thrown from a horse, Darby admits his guilt and is punished. Eddie is cold-shouldered by everyone but proves his courage in battle maneuvers; he rescues Darby from a stable fire; and, before he dies, Darby asks Eddie to take care of Dorothy. Thus, Eddie wins back the respect of his fellows and the ...

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Eddie, Bugs, and Sunny, three ham actors, find themselves in a misfortune and decide to join the CMTC and acquire free food and lodging. At a recruiting station, Eddie mistakes Corporal Halligan of the Cavalry for a civilian representing the CMTC, and as a result they are all enlisted in the Army for 3 years. At the post, the three rookies try to impress the troopers with their own importance, and Eddie starts a flirtation with Dorothy Clark, a sergeant's daughter, incurring the wrath of Darby, her escort; but later he is rescued by Dorothy and sings a song he has written for her. Darby, however, thrashes the winsome recruit; and though Eddie claims to have been thrown from a horse, Darby admits his guilt and is punished. Eddie is cold-shouldered by everyone but proves his courage in battle maneuvers; he rescues Darby from a stable fire; and, before he dies, Darby asks Eddie to take care of Dorothy. Thus, Eddie wins back the respect of his fellows and the girl.

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