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Albert DeMond (titles)
Gladys Lehman (writer)
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Release Date:
3 March 1929 (USA) See more »


  (in credits order)

Reginald Denny ... Jack Armitage
Olive Hasbrouck ... Miss Bronson
Otis Harlan ... Pussyfoot
Lucien Littlefield ... Plinge
Collette Merton ... Blondie
Robert Anderson ... Mate
Elinor Leslie ... Aunt
Brooks Benedict ... Trumbull
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Layman ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Joseph Henabery 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Albert DeMond  titles
Gladys Lehman  writer
E.J. Rath  story "When the Devil was Sick"
Charles Henry Smith  (titles) (as Charles H. Smith)
Earle Snell  writer

Cinematography by
Arthur L. Todd 
Film Editing by
Bernard W. Burton  (as B.W. Burton)
John English  (as Jack English)

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Aspect Ratio:
1.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (talking sequences) | Silent

Did You Know?

A part-talkie, this demonstrates the difficulty Carl Laemmle had in securing Fox's Movietone system throughout 1929. He would often be unable to secure the equipment for longer than a week at a time and was faced with the predicament of rushing projects or releasing them in a less marketable part-talking format at a time when the public was clamoring for talkies.See more »


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