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Untamed (1929)

 -  Drama  -  23 November 1929 (USA)
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When her rich oilman father is killed, Bingo, raised in the wilds of South America, inherits the company. Her guardians Ben and Howard send her to New York for civilizing but on the way she... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Bingo
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Andy
Ernest Torrence ...
Ben Murchison
Holmes Herbert ...
Howard Presley
John Miljan ...
Bennock
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Marjory
Edward J. Nugent ...
Paul (as Edward Nugent)
Don Terry ...
Gregg
Gertrude Astor ...
Mrs. Mason
Milton J. Fahrney ...
Jollop (as Milton Farney)
Lloyd Ingraham ...
Dowling (as Lloyd Ingram)
Grace Cunard ...
Milly
Tom O'Brien ...
Moran
Wilson Benge ...
Billcombe
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When her rich oilman father is killed, Bingo, raised in the wilds of South America, inherits the company. Her guardians Ben and Howard send her to New York for civilizing but on the way she meets Andy, wonderful in every way but wealth. He can't live off her money, he says, as he turns to Marjory. Uncivilized Bingo, who hits anyone she disagrees with, shoots Andy in the arm. Now it's okay for him to marry her. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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23 November 1929 (USA)  »

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Jungle  »

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$229,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric System)

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1.20 : 1
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Soundtracks

That Wonderful Something Is Love
(1929) (uncredited)
Written by Louis Alter and Joe Goodwin
Sung by Joan Crawford and Robert Montgomery
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A great early Crawford movie!
4 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the first MGM soundies full of music, dance, drama and Joan Crawford! The early Crawford personality emerges as a feisty, likable, love-of-life character and she is wonderful! She is so different from her later 50's and 60's roles. If you have not viewed any of Crawford's silent movies or the early soundies, you should consider it. You can see the emergence of her acting abilities and even peg some of her acting characteristics that she carried with her throughout her entire 50 year career. Ernest Torrence is an engaging father figure, a marvelous character actor. Robert Montgomery (who appeared with JC six times) is the love interest torn between culture and animal. Lloyd Ingraham appears as the Crawford character's father early on. A must-see for film lovers interested in viewing early sound films.


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