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Barnum Was Right
(1929) American
B&W : Five reels / 4477 feet
Directed by Del Lord

Cast: Glenn Tryon [Freddie Farrell], Merna Kennedy [Miriam Locke], Otis Harlan [Samuel Locke], Basil Radford [Standish], Clarence Burton [Martin], Lew Kelly [Harrison], Isabelle Keith [Phoebe O’Dare], Gertrude Sutton [Sarah], Louise Beavers

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Ewart Adamson, Arthur Ripley and Hutchinson Boyd, from a play by Philip Bartholomae and John Meehan. Cinematography by Jerome Ash. / Released 22 September 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was also released in the USA in a silent version by Universal Pictures Corporation in 1929. / Full-sound film.

Comedy.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Hotels - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 18 October 2009.

References: Hirschhorn-Universal p. 70.

Home video: DVD.

 
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