In Hollywood with Potash and Perlmutter (1924)

Comedy | September 1924

Director:

Alfred E. Green

Writer:

Frances Marion

Producer:

Samuel Goldwyn

Cinematographers:

Harry Hallenberger, Arthur Miller

Editor:

Stuart Heisler

Production Designer:

Ben Carré

Production Company:

Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The 20 Sep 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review noted that editorial work on the film was "practically finished."
       For additional information on the films in the series, see the entry for the 1923 film Potash and Perlmutter , directed by Alfred Green and starring Alexander Carr and Barney ... More Less

The 20 Sep 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review noted that editorial work on the film was "practically finished."
       For additional information on the films in the series, see the entry for the 1923 film Potash and Perlmutter , directed by Alfred Green and starring Alexander Carr and Barney Bernard. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
28 Sep 1924
p. 35.
Moving Picture World
20 Sep 1924.
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New York Times
30 Sep 24
p. 27.
DETAILS
Release Date:
September 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Samuel Goldwyn
Copyright Date:
16 September 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20572
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,685
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Potash and Perlmutter give up their textile business to produce motion pictures. Though their initial effort is a failure, they interest a banker, Blanchard, in financing their productions, provided that they engage Rita Sismondi, an actress famous for vamp roles. She all but breaks up the homes of the partners. When they finally settle their differences, their new picture is a success and the vamp begins a romance with the ... +


Potash and Perlmutter give up their textile business to produce motion pictures. Though their initial effort is a failure, they interest a banker, Blanchard, in financing their productions, provided that they engage Rita Sismondi, an actress famous for vamp roles. She all but breaks up the homes of the partners. When they finally settle their differences, their new picture is a success and the vamp begins a romance with the director. +

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