The Farmer's Daughter (1928)

60 mins | Comedy | 14 October 1928

Director:

Arthur Rosson

Writer:

Frederica Sagor

Cinematographer:

Joseph August

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 5 May 1928.
       Although copyright records credit Norman Taurog with the film's direction, all available pre-production news items, as well as all reviews of the released film, credit Arthur Rosson. Copyright records also credit Lou Breslow with the film's story and Gilbert W. Pratt as co-scenarist, but their contributions, if any, to the completed film have not been determined. The Var review credits Frank Albertson with the role of "Allan Boardman, Jr.," Jimmie Adams with the role of "Cicero Hopkins" and Charles Middleton with the role of "Hiram Flint," although other reviews, both in the U.S. and Britain, credit the cast as listed above. According to a LAT news item on 27 May 1928, the picture was in production and on location in Santa Cruz, CA at that ... More Less

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 5 May 1928.
       Although copyright records credit Norman Taurog with the film's direction, all available pre-production news items, as well as all reviews of the released film, credit Arthur Rosson. Copyright records also credit Lou Breslow with the film's story and Gilbert W. Pratt as co-scenarist, but their contributions, if any, to the completed film have not been determined. The Var review credits Frank Albertson with the role of "Allan Boardman, Jr.," Jimmie Adams with the role of "Cicero Hopkins" and Charles Middleton with the role of "Hiram Flint," although other reviews, both in the U.S. and Britain, credit the cast as listed above. According to a LAT news item on 27 May 1928, the picture was in production and on location in Santa Cruz, CA at that time. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
31 Oct 1928
p. 35.
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
26 May 1928
p. 102.
Film Daily
11 Nov 1928.
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Los Angeles Times
27 May 1928
p. C9.
MPNBG
15 Mar 1930
p. 78.
The Picturegoer
May 1929
p. 56.
Variety
14 Nov 1928
p. 30.
Washington Post
13 May 1928
p. F4.
Washington Post
20 May 1928
p. F4.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 October 1928
Production Date:
began 5 May 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 October 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25716
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,148
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

When country girl Margerine Hopkins falls for a city slicker, she drops her local boyfriend, who is an inventor, and is conned out of the $500 she has saved from her egg money. Later, when a milk baron interested in the boyfriend's invention arrives in town, she goes back to the boyfriend and sends the city slicker on his ... +


When country girl Margerine Hopkins falls for a city slicker, she drops her local boyfriend, who is an inventor, and is conned out of the $500 she has saved from her egg money. Later, when a milk baron interested in the boyfriend's invention arrives in town, she goes back to the boyfriend and sends the city slicker on his way. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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