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The 6 Sep 1925 FD announced that Fred Newmeyer was engaged to direct McFadden's Row of Flats, the working title, for Gotham Productions, but neither he nor Gotham was involved in the final production.
       Another adaptation of Gene Starron Porter's play was produced by Paramount in 1935. That film was directed by Ralph Murphy and starred Walter C. Kelly and Andy Clyde (see entry). ...

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The 6 Sep 1925 FD announced that Fred Newmeyer was engaged to direct McFadden's Row of Flats, the working title, for Gotham Productions, but neither he nor Gotham was involved in the final production.
       Another adaptation of Gene Starron Porter's play was produced by Paramount in 1935. That film was directed by Ralph Murphy and starred Walter C. Kelly and Andy Clyde (see entry).

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
6 Sep 1925
p. 10
Moving Picture World
12 Feb 1927
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New York Times
13 Feb 1927
p. 7
Variety
9 Feb 1927
p. 14
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
McFadden's Row of Flats
Release Date:
6 February 1927
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 6 Feb 1927
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
First National Pictures, Inc.
26 January 1927
LP23593
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,846
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

McFadden, an Irish contractor, and McTavish, a Scottish barber, become fast friends, and McTavish's son, Jock, meets and falls in love with Mary Ellen, McFadden's daughter. McFadden, having increased his store of worldly goods, sends his daughter to a finishing school, to the dismay of young Jock. McFadden also provokes frequent outbursts from McTavish, whose outlook on life is the antithesis of his own. McFadden's ambition to complete a flat building is well underway when he suddenly finds himself in financial straits; when McTavish secretly helps him out, all eventually works out well for the friends and the young ...

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McFadden, an Irish contractor, and McTavish, a Scottish barber, become fast friends, and McTavish's son, Jock, meets and falls in love with Mary Ellen, McFadden's daughter. McFadden, having increased his store of worldly goods, sends his daughter to a finishing school, to the dismay of young Jock. McFadden also provokes frequent outbursts from McTavish, whose outlook on life is the antithesis of his own. McFadden's ambition to complete a flat building is well underway when he suddenly finds himself in financial straits; when McTavish secretly helps him out, all eventually works out well for the friends and the young lovers.

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