The Girl From Havana (1929)

65 mins | Melodrama | 22 September 1929

Director:

Benjamin Stoloff

Writer:

John Stone

Cinematographer:

Joseph Valentine

Editor:

Paul Weatherwax

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
8 Sep 1929.
---
New York Times
2 Sep 1929
p. 16.
Variety
4 Sep 1929
p. 13.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Stage dir
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Story
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
MUSIC
Mus arr
SOUND
SOURCES
SONGS
"Time Will Tell," words by L. Wolfe Gilbert, music by Abel Baer.
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 September 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 31 August 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 September 1929
Copyright Number:
LP661
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 29 Dec 1929; 6,545 ft.
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
5,986
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Joan Anders, a girl detective for a jewelers' protective association, poses as a chorus girl in a musical comedy troupe to capture a gang of jewel thieves. On a steamer from Los Angeles to Havana, Joan falls in love with Allan Grant, one of the suspected crooks. After the gang has been apprehended, Grant is revealed to be the son of a murdered jeweler who fell in with the gang to track down the ... +


Joan Anders, a girl detective for a jewelers' protective association, poses as a chorus girl in a musical comedy troupe to capture a gang of jewel thieves. On a steamer from Los Angeles to Havana, Joan falls in love with Allan Grant, one of the suspected crooks. After the gang has been apprehended, Grant is revealed to be the son of a murdered jeweler who fell in with the gang to track down the murderer. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

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

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