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Five Minutes with Al Smith
B&W : Short film
Directed by (unknown)
Cast: Al Smith [himself]
De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated, production; distributed by De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated. / Produced by Lee de Forest. / Phonofilm 35mm spherical format. Phonofilm sound-on-film sound system. / Full-sound film.
Synopsis: Speech made for Phonofilm during Smith’s Gubernatorial campaign against Franklin D. Roosevelt in New York state.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Early sound film - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 15 March 2010.
References: Abramson-NYTimes-1 p. 202; Geduld-Birth p. 99.