Dumbbells in Ermine (1930)

57 mins | Comedy-drama | 14 May 1930

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HISTORY

The Var review listed the film's title as Dumb-bells in Ermine ... More Less

The Var review listed the film's title as Dumb-bells in Ermine . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Educational Screen
Jun 1930
p. 176
Exhibitors Daily Review and Motion Pictures Today
14 Jan 1930
p. 4
Exhibitors Daily Review and Motion Pictures Today
30 Jan 1930
p. 8
Exhibitors Daily Review and Motion Pictures Today
11 Mar 1930
p. 1
Exhibitors Herald-World
15 Feb 1930
p. 54
Exhibitors Herald-World
13 Sep 1930
p. 65
Film Daily
23 Sep 1929
p. 11
Film Daily
30 Mar 1930
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Film Daily
27 Jul 1930
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Hollywood Fillmograph
18 Jan 1930
p. 14
Hollywood Fillmograph
22 Mar 1930
p. 18
Hollywood Fillmograph
5 Apr 1930
p. 21
Motion Picture News
7 Jun 1930
p. 135
New York Times
28 Jul 1930
p. 22
Talking Screen
Jul 1930
p. 59
Variety
29 Jan 1930
p. 32
Variety
5 Nov 1930
p. 30
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 May 1930
Production Date:
began 1 February 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
23 April 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1251
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
57
Length(in feet):
6,300
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In a small Virginia town, Faith Corey, daughter of a socially prominent family, meets and falls in love with Jerry Malone, a prizefighter. However, Faith's straitlaced mother wants her to marry Siegfried, a spellbinding "missionary reformer." While Grandma Corey promotes the romance with Malone, Mike, the fighter's hardboiled, wisecracking manager, tries to keep them apart. Following a quarrel, Faith reconciles herself to marrying Siegfried. He invites a group of "weak sisters" to a revival meeting, and is disgraced when one accuses him of her downfall. Finally, with Mike's advice, Jerry wins back Faith and they are united with the family's ... +


In a small Virginia town, Faith Corey, daughter of a socially prominent family, meets and falls in love with Jerry Malone, a prizefighter. However, Faith's straitlaced mother wants her to marry Siegfried, a spellbinding "missionary reformer." While Grandma Corey promotes the romance with Malone, Mike, the fighter's hardboiled, wisecracking manager, tries to keep them apart. Following a quarrel, Faith reconciles herself to marrying Siegfried. He invites a group of "weak sisters" to a revival meeting, and is disgraced when one accuses him of her downfall. Finally, with Mike's advice, Jerry wins back Faith and they are united with the family's blessings. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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