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Dry Martini
(1928) American
B&W : 80 minutes
Directed by Harry d’Abbadie d’Arrast (Henri d’Abbadie d’Arrast)

Cast: Mary Astor [Elizabeth Quimby], Matt Moore [Freddie Fletcher], Jocelyn Lee [Lina], Sally Eilers [Lucille Grosvenor], Albert Gran [Willoughby Quimby], Albert Conti [Conway Cross], Tom Ricketts [Joseph], Hugh Trevor [Bobbie Duncan], John Webb Dillon [Frank], Marcelle Corday [Mrs. Koenig]

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Douglas Z. Doty, from the novel Dry Martini: A Gentleman Turns to Love by John Thomas. Assistant director, Ray Flynn. Cinematography by Conrad Wells. Intertitles by Douglas Z. Doty. Edited by Frank E. Hull. Music score by Erno Rapee and S.L. Rothafel. Presented by William Fox. / © 24 September 1928 by Fox Film Corporation [LP25646]. Released 7 October 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / The sound version was released at 7176 feet in seven reels. The film was also released in the USA in a silent version, in seven reels (at 6828 feet), by Fox Film Corporation in 1928. / Silent film, with synchronized music and sound effects.

Comedy-Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.1463.

Survival Status: The film is presumed lost.

Keywords: Artists - Divorces - Expatriates - Families: Fathers - France: Paris - Marriages - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 29 April 2009.

References: AFI-F2 n. F2.1463; Carey-Lost p. ?, Geduld-Birth p. ? : ClasIm-302 p. 12 : Website-IMDb.

 
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