The Cohens and the Kellys in Paris (1928)

70 mins | Comedy | 15 January 1928

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HISTORY

The Dec 1927 AmCin reported that aerial photography by cameraman William S. Adams was "recently completed." Art Goebel piloted the camera airplane.
       For additional information on the Cohens and Kellys series, See Entry for The Cohens and Kellys in Africa and consult the Series ... More Less

The Dec 1927 AmCin reported that aerial photography by cameraman William S. Adams was "recently completed." Art Goebel piloted the camera airplane.
       For additional information on the Cohens and Kellys series, See Entry for The Cohens and Kellys in Africa and consult the Series Index. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
American Cinematographer
Dec 1927
p. 9.
Film Daily
12 Feb 1928.
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New York Times
6 Feb 28
p. 12.
Variety
8 Feb 28
p. 16.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 January 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 January 1928
Copyright Number:
LP24820
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
70
Length(in feet):
7,481
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Nathan Cohen, a Jew, and Patrick Kelly, an Irishman, are quarreling business partners. Accompanied by their wives, they board a liner for France to forestall a marriage between their offspring, Sadye Cohen and Patrick Kelly. Upon arrival in Paris, they find their children already married and nearly divorced. Paulette, an artist's model whom Pat is painting in the nude, is the bone of contention between the newlyweds. Visiting Paulette, Cohen and Kelly quarrel with her husband, Pierre, an apache, and nearly wreck the Café Diable. Pierre challenges Cohen and Kelly to a duel, but the wives rescue their husbands in an airplane; once in the air, the two families make up their ... +


Nathan Cohen, a Jew, and Patrick Kelly, an Irishman, are quarreling business partners. Accompanied by their wives, they board a liner for France to forestall a marriage between their offspring, Sadye Cohen and Patrick Kelly. Upon arrival in Paris, they find their children already married and nearly divorced. Paulette, an artist's model whom Pat is painting in the nude, is the bone of contention between the newlyweds. Visiting Paulette, Cohen and Kelly quarrel with her husband, Pierre, an apache, and nearly wreck the Café Diable. Pierre challenges Cohen and Kelly to a duel, but the wives rescue their husbands in an airplane; once in the air, the two families make up their differences. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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