Hot for Paris (1929)

71 mins | Musical comedy | 22 December 1929

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
New York Times
4 Jan 1930
p. 21.
New York Times
9 Mar 1930
Sec. IX, p. 6.
Variety
8 Jan 1930
p. 89.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Settings
Settings
COSTUMES
SOUND
SOURCES
SONGS
"Duke of Ka-ki-ak," "Sweet Nothings of Love," "If You Want to See Paree" and "Sing Your Little Folk Song," words by Edgar Leslie, music by Walter Donaldson.
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 December 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
18 November 1929
Copyright Number:
LP883
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,613 ft.
Duration(in mins):
71
Length(in feet):
6,570
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

John Patrick Duke, a rough sailor fond of women and liquor, is ignorant of the fact that he is the winner of the Grand Prix at Longchamp and, having previously caused a riot in a French hotel, misinterprets the efforts of the officials to inform him of his good fortune. After numerous humorous experiences, he and his pal, Axel Olson, are forced to accept the money and as a result are able to entertain their French friends royally, especially, the seductive Fifi ... +


John Patrick Duke, a rough sailor fond of women and liquor, is ignorant of the fact that he is the winner of the Grand Prix at Longchamp and, having previously caused a riot in a French hotel, misinterprets the efforts of the officials to inform him of his good fortune. After numerous humorous experiences, he and his pal, Axel Olson, are forced to accept the money and as a result are able to entertain their French friends royally, especially, the seductive Fifi Dupré. +

GENRE


Subject

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

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