Mister Antonio (1929)

73 mins | Comedy-drama | 15 October 1929

Cinematographer:

Ernest Miller

Editor:

Arthur Roberts

Production Designer:

Hervey Libbert

Production Company:

Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.
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HISTORY

According to The Film Daily of 25 Oct 1929, the silent version negative of Mister Antonio was destroyed in a fire that occurred 24 Oct 1929 at Consolidated Film Industries film laboratory in Hollywood, ... More Less

According to The Film Daily of 25 Oct 1929, the silent version negative of Mister Antonio was destroyed in a fire that occurred 24 Oct 1929 at Consolidated Film Industries film laboratory in Hollywood, CA. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
25 Oct 1929
Pages 1 & 9
Film Daily
8 Dec 1929.
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Variety
11 Dec 1929
p. 39.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXTS
A Tiffany-Stahl Production
"The Better Entertainment"
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
WRITERS
Adapted to the screen by
[and]
Adapted to the screen by
PHOTOGRAPHY
Photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATOR
Set dressings by
SOUND
Synchronized by
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Mister Antonio by Booth Tarkington (New York, 18 Sep 1916).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 October 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
23 September 1929
Copyright Number:
LP742
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone, also Vitaphone
Black and White
gauge
35mm
Widescreen/ratio
1.18:1 [Photophone]
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,362 ft.
Duration(in mins):
73
Length(in feet):
6,978
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
Yes
SYNOPSIS

Antonio Camaradonio, florist and street musician, befriends a man robbed of his overcoat and money in a disreputable bar. Tony recognizes the man as Jorny, mayor of Avalonia, a straitlaced town where Tony was once arrested for playing his hurdy-gurdy. After this meeting, Tony's travels take him again to Avalonia. Camped on the outskirts of town, he meets June Ramsey, a cousin of the mayor's wife, ejected from town by the mayor because his reelection campaign is jeopardized by her having been seen in a roadhouse. Under considerable pressure because he wishes to conceal his previous encounter with Tony from the opposition, Jorny returns Tony's favor by asking June's forgiveness and inviting her to return to Avalonia. June accepts his apologies; she then follows Tony, with whom she has fallen in ... +


Antonio Camaradonio, florist and street musician, befriends a man robbed of his overcoat and money in a disreputable bar. Tony recognizes the man as Jorny, mayor of Avalonia, a straitlaced town where Tony was once arrested for playing his hurdy-gurdy. After this meeting, Tony's travels take him again to Avalonia. Camped on the outskirts of town, he meets June Ramsey, a cousin of the mayor's wife, ejected from town by the mayor because his reelection campaign is jeopardized by her having been seen in a roadhouse. Under considerable pressure because he wishes to conceal his previous encounter with Tony from the opposition, Jorny returns Tony's favor by asking June's forgiveness and inviting her to return to Avalonia. June accepts his apologies; she then follows Tony, with whom she has fallen in love. +

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

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