The Cavalier (1928)

69 mins | Adventure | 1 November 1928

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HISTORY

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
4 Nov 1928.
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New York Times
31 Oct 28
p. 28.
Variety
7 Nov 28
p. 15.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
MUSIC
Mus score
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Black Rider" by Max Brand in Western Story (3 Jan 1925).
AUTHOR
SONGS
"My Cavalier," music by Hugo Riesenfeld, lyrics by R. Meredith Willson.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 November 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
15 June 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25389
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Sd eff by Photophone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
69
Length(in feet):
6,775
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

El Caballero, a mysterious knight-errant--beloved by the poor, hated by the rich, and feared by the haughty--disguises himself as Taki, an Aztec servant, and rescues Lucía, a Spanish girl of noble birth, from an unhappy marriage with the son of a wealthy Californian. El Caballero, actually a Spanish don, marries Lucía and returns to Spain with ... +


El Caballero, a mysterious knight-errant--beloved by the poor, hated by the rich, and feared by the haughty--disguises himself as Taki, an Aztec servant, and rescues Lucía, a Spanish girl of noble birth, from an unhappy marriage with the son of a wealthy Californian. El Caballero, actually a Spanish don, marries Lucía and returns to Spain with her. +

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

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