The Argyle Case
B&W : Nine reels / 7794 feet
Directed by Howard Bretherton
Cast: Thomas Meighan [Alexander Kayton], H.B. Warner [Hurley], Lila Lee [Mary Morgan], John Darrow [Bruce Argyle], ZaSu Pitts [Mrs. Wyatt], Bert Roach [Joe], Wilbur Mack [Sam], Douglas Gerrard [Finley], Alona Marlowe [Kitty], James Quinn [Skidd], Gladys Brockwell [Mrs. Martin], Lew Harvey
Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by Harvey Thew, with dialogue by Harvey Thew, from the play The Argyle Case by Harriet Ford and Harvey J. O’Higgins. Cinematography by James C. Van Trees. Intertitles by De Leon Anthony. Edited by Thomas Pratt. / © 21 July 1929 by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated [LP535]. Released 17 August 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system. / The film was also released in the USA in a silent version (at 5407 feet) by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, on 5 October 1929. The play was previously filmed as The Argyle Case (1917). / Full-sound film.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Crime: Counterfeiting, Murder - Criminals: Coutnerfeiters - Death: Murder - Law: Judicial (Attorneys, Lawyers), Enforcement (Police: Detectives) - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 19 August 2009.
References: Katchmer-Eighty p. 649 : Website-AFI.