Dance Hall (1929)

65 mins | Melodrama | 27 December 1929

Director:

Melville Brown

Producer:

Henry Hobart

Cinematographer:

Jack MacKenzie

Editor:

Ann McKnight

Production Designer:

Max Rée

Production Company:

RKO Productions, Inc.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 Dec 1929.
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New York Times
16 Dec 1929
p. 34.
Variety
18 Dec 1929
p. 28.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Dance Hall" by Viña Delmar in Liberty (16 Mar 1929).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 December 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 14 December 1929
Copyright Claimant:
RKO Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 December 1929
Copyright Number:
LP935
Physical Properties:
Sound
Photophone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
5,700
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Tommy Flynn loves Gracie Nolan, a blonde hostess at the Paradise Dance Hall. One evening she is annoyed by a drunken truckdriver, and Ted Smith, a handsome young aviator, intervenes. Tommy, grateful for Ted's help, allows him to dance the prize contest with Gracie. Gracie falls madly in love with the glamorous aviator, to Tommy's despair. When Ted's plane crashes on a coast-to-coast flight, Gracie goes into a state of shock, then calls for Ted. Tommy learns that Ted is not seriously interested in Gracie and that actually he refuses to see her; Tommy then is badly beaten in a fight. Gracie realizes the extent of Tommy's sacrifice, and after their reunion they are ... +


Tommy Flynn loves Gracie Nolan, a blonde hostess at the Paradise Dance Hall. One evening she is annoyed by a drunken truckdriver, and Ted Smith, a handsome young aviator, intervenes. Tommy, grateful for Ted's help, allows him to dance the prize contest with Gracie. Gracie falls madly in love with the glamorous aviator, to Tommy's despair. When Ted's plane crashes on a coast-to-coast flight, Gracie goes into a state of shock, then calls for Ted. Tommy learns that Ted is not seriously interested in Gracie and that actually he refuses to see her; Tommy then is badly beaten in a fight. Gracie realizes the extent of Tommy's sacrifice, and after their reunion they are married. +

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

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