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Old San Francisco (1927)

Passed  -  Drama | History | Romance  -  4 September 1927 (USA)
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In San Francisco, a villainous land owner with underworld connections seeks to steal the property of an old Spanish family.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dolores Vasquez
Josef Swickard ...
Don Hernandez de Vasquez
Anders Randolf ...
Michael Brandon (as Anders Randolph)
Charles Emmett Mack ...
Terrence O'Shaughnessy (as Chas. E. Mack)
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Chris Buckwell
Angelo Rossitto ...
Chang Loo - the Dwarf (as Angelo Rossita)
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A Flower of the Orient
Lawson Butt ...
Captain Enrique de Solano Y Vasquez - in Prologue
Walter McGrail ...
Vasquez's Grandson - in Prologue
Otto Matieson ...
Vasquez's Grandson - in Prologue
Martha Mattox ...
Mother - in Prologue
Tom Santschi ...
Captain Stoner - in Prologue
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ida May
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Storyline

The Vasquez family are one of the oldest families in San Francisco, but their day of glory is past and now all that remains of them are an old man and his granddaughter, the innocent Dolores. The villainous Chris Buckwell wants to steal their land and ranch from them, even using unfair means to get his hands on it. One of his employees' has a nephew who falls for Dolores, however, and together they make plans to save the ranch. Unfortunately for them, Buckwell has a secret and discovering it might prove dangerous. Written by cupcakes

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Taglines:

A Romance of the Days When 'Frisco Was the Paris of America!---The Barbary Coast!---The Fire of 1906!---Massive!---Unprecedented See more »

Genres:

Drama | History | Romance

Certificate:

Passed
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Release Date:

4 September 1927 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die letzten Tage von San Francisco  »

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Runtime:

(TCM print)

Sound Mix:

| (Vitaphone) (musical score and sound effects) (Western Electric Apparatus)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Vitaphone production reels #576-585; 5th Warner Bros. full-length feature to be released with Vitaphone musical accompaniment. See more »

Quotes

Chris Buckwell: [agonized, via subtitles, when churchbells begin to ring] Those Christian bells!
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Connections

Edited into The Sisters (1938) See more »

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Modern critics of past attitudes
5 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Geez! People who try to project 21st century political correctness on those who were living their lives decades (sometimes centuries) ago give me a pain. Are they saying we've now achieved some level of perfection, or at least that now everything has been figured out? They have the advantage of being sure that years in the future when present-day man is criticized for events and attitudes that even those enlightened ones can't foresee, they'll not be around to hear it.

These attempts to ensure that anyone not holding some particular viewpoint must necessarily be dismissed as irrelevant and evil despite the level of talent of the offender (occasionally a genius) by the critics (usually possessing no talent).


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