Mother's Boy (1929)

82 mins | Musical | 12 May 1929

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
25 Jun 1929
p. 35.
Film Daily
12 May 1929.
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New York Times
8 May 1929
p. 34.
Variety
17 Apr 1929.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Dial supv
PRODUCER
WRITER
Story, scen and dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
SOUND
Rec eng
Rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"There'll Be You and I," words and music by Bud Green and Sam H. Stept
"Come to Me," words and music by Bud Green, Sam H. Stept and Will Collins
"The World Is Yours and Mine," words and music by Bud Green, Sam H. Stept and James F. Hanley.
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 May 1929
Premiere Information:
New London, CT opening: 15 April 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, Inc.
Copyright Date:
19 May 1929
Copyright Number:
LP395
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
82
Length(in feet):
7,423
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Tommy O'Day, an Irish lad with a golden voice who lives on the Lower East Side of New York, is unjustly accused by his father of stealing the family savings. Tommy leaves home and meets up with Joe Bush, a press agent who gets him a job singing in a cabaret. Tommy is a success and soon obtains a leading part in a Broadway revue. As the curtain is about to rise on opening night, however, Tommy receives word from his sweetheart, Rose Lyndon, that his mother, whom he has not seen since leaving home, is apparently dying. Tommy deserts the show and goes to her bedside, bringing her back to life and health with a beautiful song. Tommy's mother completely recovers, and he is excused by the revue manager. Tommy becomes a ... +


Tommy O'Day, an Irish lad with a golden voice who lives on the Lower East Side of New York, is unjustly accused by his father of stealing the family savings. Tommy leaves home and meets up with Joe Bush, a press agent who gets him a job singing in a cabaret. Tommy is a success and soon obtains a leading part in a Broadway revue. As the curtain is about to rise on opening night, however, Tommy receives word from his sweetheart, Rose Lyndon, that his mother, whom he has not seen since leaving home, is apparently dying. Tommy deserts the show and goes to her bedside, bringing her back to life and health with a beautiful song. Tommy's mother completely recovers, and he is excused by the revue manager. Tommy becomes a star. +

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

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