The Fall of Eve (1929)

65 mins | Comedy | 25 June 1929

Director:

Frank R. Strayer

Producer:

Harry Cohn

Cinematographer:

Ted Tetzlaff

Production Designer:

Harrison Wiley

Production Company:

Columbia Pictures Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
23 Jun 1929.
---
New York Times
18 Jun 1929
p. 29.
Variety
19 Jun 1929
p. 30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 June 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 17 June 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
25 July 1929
Copyright Number:
LP579
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,799 ft.
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
6,245
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Tom Ford, Jr., keeps secret his romance with his father's secretary, Eve Grant. Ford, Sr., enlists Eve to entertain out-of-town buyer Mr. Mack. When Mack's wife insists on joining the nightclub party, Eve is introduced as Mrs. Ford. A radio broadcast from the nightclub alerts the vacationing Mrs. Ford that something is amiss when she hears that a certain dance tune has been requested by "Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ford." Ford calls his son to help extricate him from his difficulties with the boorish couple. Ford, Jr., agrees to come if Ford, Sr., will consent to his marriage. The party returns to the Ford home. The intoxicated Mr. Mack and his corpulent wife, having decided to stay the night, are about to go to bed when Mrs. Ford returns and calls the police, having seen an unfamiliar figure raiding her icebox. Ford, Jr., explains the situation to everyone's satisfaction and introduces Eve as his ... +


Tom Ford, Jr., keeps secret his romance with his father's secretary, Eve Grant. Ford, Sr., enlists Eve to entertain out-of-town buyer Mr. Mack. When Mack's wife insists on joining the nightclub party, Eve is introduced as Mrs. Ford. A radio broadcast from the nightclub alerts the vacationing Mrs. Ford that something is amiss when she hears that a certain dance tune has been requested by "Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ford." Ford calls his son to help extricate him from his difficulties with the boorish couple. Ford, Jr., agrees to come if Ford, Sr., will consent to his marriage. The party returns to the Ford home. The intoxicated Mr. Mack and his corpulent wife, having decided to stay the night, are about to go to bed when Mrs. Ford returns and calls the police, having seen an unfamiliar figure raiding her icebox. Ford, Jr., explains the situation to everyone's satisfaction and introduces Eve as his bride. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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