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The Dummy (1929)

The Dummy is a 1929 American comedy film directed by Robert Milton and written by Harriet Ford, Harvey J. O'Higgins, Herman J. Mankiewicz and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. The film stars Fredric ... See full summary »

Directors:

Robert Milton, Louis J. Gasnier (co-director) (uncredited)

Writers:

Harriet Ford (play), Harvey J. O'Higgins (play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ruth Chatterton ... Agnes Meredith
Fredric March ... Trumbull Meredith
John Cromwell ... Walter Babbing
Fred Kohler ... Joe Cooper
Mickey Bennett ... Barney Cook
Vondell Darr Vondell Darr ... Peggy Meredith
Jack Oakie ... Dopey Hart
Zasu Pitts ... Rose Gleason
Richard Tucker ... Blackie Baker
Eugene Pallette ... Madison
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The Dummy is a 1929 American comedy film directed by Robert Milton and written by Harriet Ford, Harvey J. O'Higgins, Herman J. Mankiewicz and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. The film stars Fredric March, John Cromwell, Fred Kohler, Mickey Bennett, Vondell Darr, Jack Oakie and ZaSu Pitts. The film was released on March 9, 1929, by Paramount Pictures.

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melodrama | based on play | See All (2) »

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Hear 'The Dummy' Talk If You Want Excitement and Convulsing Fun-Listen- (Print Ad-Pittsburgh Press,((Pittsburgh, Penna.)) 30 June 1929)

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assim Falou o Mudo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (MovieTone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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One of the earliest of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package and may not have ever been televised. See more »

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