The Home Towners (1928)

The story of Vic Arnold (Richard Bennett), a man who falls in love with Beth Calhoun (Doris Kenyon), a girl half his age, much to the disapproval of an elderly friend, P.H. Bancroft (Robert... See full summary »

Director:

Bryan Foy

Writers:

George M. Cohan (based on play by), Addison Burkhard (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Bennett ... Vic Arnold
Doris Kenyon ... Beth Calhoun
Robert McWade ... P. H. Bancroft
Gladys Brockwell ... Lottie Bancroft
Robert Edeson ... Mr. Calhoun
Stanley Taylor Stanley Taylor ... Wally Calhoun
Vera Lewis ... Mrs. Calhoun
John Miljan ... Joe Roberts
James T. Mack James T. Mack ... Casey
Patricia Caron Patricia Caron ... Maid
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Storyline

The story of Vic Arnold (Richard Bennett), a man who falls in love with Beth Calhoun (Doris Kenyon), a girl half his age, much to the disapproval of an elderly friend, P.H. Bancroft (Robert McWade), who is convinced Beth is a gold-digger only after Arnold's money and causes a great deal of trouble as he tries to prove it. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1928 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "The Home Towners" by George M. Cohan opened at the Hudson Theater on August 23, 1926 and ran for 64 performances. See more »

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Version of Ladies Must Live (1940) See more »

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