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The Dec 1924 Photoplay announced that Douglas MacLean and Anne Cornwall were starring in Sky High, the working title of Introduce Me. ... More Less

The Dec 1924 Photoplay announced that Douglas MacLean and Anne Cornwall were starring in Sky High, the working title of Introduce Me. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
21 Mar 1925
p. 54.
Film Daily
15 Mar 1925.
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New York Times
9 Mar 1925
p. 21.
Photoplay
Dec 1924
p. 112.
Variety
11 Mar 1925
p. 41.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Sky High
Release Date:
15 March 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 8 March 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Douglas MacLean Productions
Copyright Date:
5 March 1925
Copyright Number:
LU21202
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,710
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Jimmy Clark and Algy Baker, two Americans in Paris, see John Perry and his daughter, Betty, at the train station. Jimmy, falling in love with Betty at first sight, makes the Perrys' acquaintance, inadvertantly giving the elder Perry a loaded cigar and winning Betty's heart. A porter mistakes Jimmy for a famous mountain climber named Roberts and puts him on a trail with Roberts' gear. Arriving in the Alps, Jimmy is received as the noted climber, and, when the real Roberts appears, he laughingly backs up Jimmy's impersonation. Deathly afraid of heights, Jimmy is forced to climb a mountain, but, with some help from an unfriendly bear, he gets to the top. He lets himself partway down by a rope, which the bear then gnaws in two; Jimmy falls, gathering snow until he is a human snowball, bounding from crag to crag. He is then reunited with Betty, who tries to stop Jimmy's descent and becomes likewise entangled in the ... +


Jimmy Clark and Algy Baker, two Americans in Paris, see John Perry and his daughter, Betty, at the train station. Jimmy, falling in love with Betty at first sight, makes the Perrys' acquaintance, inadvertantly giving the elder Perry a loaded cigar and winning Betty's heart. A porter mistakes Jimmy for a famous mountain climber named Roberts and puts him on a trail with Roberts' gear. Arriving in the Alps, Jimmy is received as the noted climber, and, when the real Roberts appears, he laughingly backs up Jimmy's impersonation. Deathly afraid of heights, Jimmy is forced to climb a mountain, but, with some help from an unfriendly bear, he gets to the top. He lets himself partway down by a rope, which the bear then gnaws in two; Jimmy falls, gathering snow until he is a human snowball, bounding from crag to crag. He is then reunited with Betty, who tries to stop Jimmy's descent and becomes likewise entangled in the snowball. +

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