A stage-actress mother and her daughter in a battle-of-wills in a "don't do this, daughter" and "don't do that, daughter" story of youthful folly and over-zealous parental devotion.

Director:

John G. Blystone

Writers:

Edna Ferber (story), Marion Orth (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Madge Bellamy ... Sally Quail
Louise Dresser ... Ma Quail
Barry Norton ... Boy
Albert Gran ... Sam Kingston
Alyce McCormick Alyce McCormick ... Bessie (as Joy Auburn)
Annette De Kirby Annette De Kirby ... Bessie, as a child
Stuart Erwin ... Ben
Ivor De Kirby Ivor De Kirby ... Ben, as a child
Lucien Littlefield ... Pa Quail
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Schuler Billy Schuler
Anne Shirley ... Sally, as a child (as Dawn O'Day)
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Storyline

A stage-actress mother and her daughter in a battle-of-wills in a "don't do this, daughter" and "don't do that, daughter" story of youthful folly and over-zealous parental devotion.

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Taglines:

Love Hungry...Dancing Daughters...of the Stage (original ad) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Does Mother Know Best? See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (talking sequences)| Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Fox's first ever talking picture. See more »

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Referenced in You're My Everything (1949) See more »

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