B&W : Eight reels / 6614 feet
Directed by Lewis Milestone
Cast: Emil Jannings [Poldi Moser], Esther Ralston [Vroni, his wife], Gary Cooper [André Frey], Jada Weller [Hans], Douglas Haig [Peter], Bodil Rosing [André’s mother], Ann Brody, Paul Guertzman, Leone Lane
Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Associate producer, David O. Selznick. Screenplay by Hans Kraly (Hanns Kräly), from a screen story by Victor Schertzinger and Nicholas Saussanin. Art direction by Hans Dreier. Song “Under the Weather” by J.S. Zamecnik (music and lyrics). Assistant director, Nate Watt. Cinematography by Henry W. Gerrard. Intertitles by Julian Johnson. Music by J.S. Zamecnik. Edited by Del Andrews. / © 11 May 1929 by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation [LP365]. Released 11 May 1929. / [?] Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format? Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound process. / Exteriors were shot on-location in the Sierras near Lake Tahoe, California. The film was also released in the USA in a silent version (at 6492 feet) by Paramount Pictures Corporation in 1929. / Silent film, with talking sequences, synchronized music and sound effects.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Pregnancy - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 20 July 2009.
References: Drew-Speaking pp. 204-205, 284 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.