Dumbbells in Ermine (1930)

57 mins | Drama | 10 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

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
27 Jul 1930.
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New York Times
28 Jul 1930
p. 22.
Variety
5 Nov 1930
p. 30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 May 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
SYNOPSIS

In a small town in Virginia, Faith Corey, daughter of a socially prominent family, meets and falls in love with Jerry Malone, a prizefighter, though her straitlaced mother wants her to marry Siegfried, a spellbinding "missionary reformer." Though Grandma Corey promotes the romance with the prizefighter, Mike, the fighter's hardboiled, wisecracking manager, tries to keep them apart; following a quarrel, Faith reconciles herself to marrying Siegfried, but when he invites a group of "weak sisters" to a revival meeting, he 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 town in Virginia, Faith Corey, daughter of a socially prominent family, meets and falls in love with Jerry Malone, a prizefighter, though her straitlaced mother wants her to marry Siegfried, a spellbinding "missionary reformer." Though Grandma Corey promotes the romance with the prizefighter, Mike, the fighter's hardboiled, wisecracking manager, tries to keep them apart; following a quarrel, Faith reconciles herself to marrying Siegfried, but when he invites a group of "weak sisters" to a revival meeting, he 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. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

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

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