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For information on other adaptations of the play, please consult the entry below for the 1942 Edward S. Small production of Twin Beds , directed by Tim Whelan and starring George Brent and Joan ... More Less

For information on other adaptations of the play, please consult the entry below for the 1942 Edward S. Small production of Twin Beds , directed by Tim Whelan and starring George Brent and Joan Bennett. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
21 Jul 1929.
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New York Times
15 Jul 1929
p. 25.
Variety
17 Jul 1929
p. 42.
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 July 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 13 July 1929
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
23 September 1929
Copyright Number:
LP715
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 4 Aug 1929; 5,902 ft.
Length(in feet):
7,266
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Elsie Dolan, a telephone operator, by chance meets Danny Brown, a "show doctor" and song composer. They fall in love and are married. They rent an apartment, but their first night together is interrupted when Danny must go to the theater and rehearse an understudy to go on for Monty Solari, the show's intoxicated star. Danny leaves the door open, and Solari, who lives in the same building, wanders drunkenly into the apartment, puts on Danny's pajamas, and climbs into Danny's twin bed. Danny comes home, and Solari is discovered. Everything is explained satisfactorily, however, and the Browns go to Europe for the rest of their ... +


Elsie Dolan, a telephone operator, by chance meets Danny Brown, a "show doctor" and song composer. They fall in love and are married. They rent an apartment, but their first night together is interrupted when Danny must go to the theater and rehearse an understudy to go on for Monty Solari, the show's intoxicated star. Danny leaves the door open, and Solari, who lives in the same building, wanders drunkenly into the apartment, puts on Danny's pajamas, and climbs into Danny's twin bed. Danny comes home, and Solari is discovered. Everything is explained satisfactorily, however, and the Browns go to Europe for the rest of their honeymoon. +

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

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