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Copyright records and the Var review list the film's title as The Hide-Out. FD reviewed the film as Hideout. Some sources credit Frank Campeau in the role of "Dorgan" and Frank De Voe as "Joe Hennessey." ...

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Copyright records and the Var review list the film's title as The Hide-Out. FD reviewed the film as Hideout. Some sources credit Frank Campeau in the role of "Dorgan" and Frank De Voe as "Joe Hennessey."

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
13 Apr 1930
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New York Times
12 Apr 1930
p. 23
Variety
23 Apr 1930
p. 26
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Hideout
Release Date:
30 March 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Universal Pictures Corp.
17 March 1930
LP1163
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,759 ft.
Duration(in mins):
58
Length(in feet):
5,297
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Morley Wallace, whose real name is Jimmy Dorgan, returns to Crane University in the South, after escaping from Detective Burke, who has arrested him for illegal liquor activities. Wallace, who is a college hero as a result of his prowess on the boat crew, barely escapes a police raid on a roadhouse, where he goes with co-ed Dorothy Evans; and he decides to repent of his past. The day before a boating race, Burke finds Wallace, and, as a test, threatens to arrest him unless he throws the race. Wallace agrees to the proposition; but finding that he cannot go through with the treachery, he takes a winning lead. Assured of his decision to reform, Burke leaves him free to marry ...

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Morley Wallace, whose real name is Jimmy Dorgan, returns to Crane University in the South, after escaping from Detective Burke, who has arrested him for illegal liquor activities. Wallace, who is a college hero as a result of his prowess on the boat crew, barely escapes a police raid on a roadhouse, where he goes with co-ed Dorothy Evans; and he decides to repent of his past. The day before a boating race, Burke finds Wallace, and, as a test, threatens to arrest him unless he throws the race. Wallace agrees to the proposition; but finding that he cannot go through with the treachery, he takes a winning lead. Assured of his decision to reform, Burke leaves him free to marry Dorothy.

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

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