B&W : Ten reels / 8435 feet / 92 minutes
Directed by John Francis Dillon
Cast: Billie Dove [Hélène Gromaire], Antonio Moreno [Victor Gromaire], Thelma Todd [Hortense], Noah Beery (Sr.) [the president], Holmes Herbert [Carouge], Carmel Myers [the woman], Robert Frazer [Lavergne Sojin], Mademoiselle Kithnou, Andrés de Segurola, Robert Schable, Robert T. Haines, Marte Faust, Crauford Kent
First National Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Ned Marin. Scenario by Forrest Halsey, with dialogue by Forrest Halsey, from the play Karriere by Alfred Schirokauer and Paul Rosenhayn. Song "I Love You, I Hate You" by George W. Meyer (music) and Al Bryan (lyrics). Cinematography by John Seitz (John B. Seitz). Intertitles by Paul Perez. Edited by John Rawlins. Presented by Richard A. Rowland. / © 5 June 1929 by First National Pictures, Incorporated [LP510]. Released 2 June 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system. / The film was also released in a silent version (at 6357 feet) by First National Pictures, Incorporated on 14 Jul 1929. Dove’s first talkie. / Silent film, with synchronized music and sound effects, and sound sequences.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 10 September 2017.
References: Edmonds-Todd p. 269; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 167 : Website-AFI.