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Glorifying the American Girl
(1929) American
Color/B&W : 87 minutes
Directed by Millard Webb + [John Harkrider]

Cast: Mary Eaton [Gloria Hughes], Dan Healy [Miller], Kaye Renard [Mooney], Edward Crandall [Buddy], Olive Shea [Barbara], Sarah Edwards [Mrs. Hughes], Eddie Cantor [himself], Helen Morgan [herself], Rudy Vallee [himself]; Irving Berlin [himself], Florenz Ziegfeld [himself], Adolph Zukor [himself], Otto Kahn [himself], Texas Guinan [herself], James Walker [himself], Ring Lardner [himself], Noah Beery (Sr.), Norman Brokenshire, Johnny Weissmuller

Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Monta Bell, under the personal supervision of Florenz Ziegfeld. From a screen story by J.P. McEvoy and Millard Webb. Music and lyrics by Walter Donaldson, Irving Berlin, Dave Stamper and Larry Spier. Revue finales designed and staged by John W. Harkrider. Ballet ensembles by Ted Shawn. Photographed (cinematography) by George Folsey. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Technicolor [process three] two-strip color process sequences. / The film was originally announced to star Ruth Taylor and Louise Brooks. The production was shot at Paramount’s Astoria studio on Long Island, New York. / Full-sound film.

Drama: Musical.

Survival status: Prints exist in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive; and in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Color cinematography - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 4 April 2015.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Basten-Technicolor pp. 42, 170; Limbacher-Feature p. 94; Maltin-Guide p. 479; Paris-Brooks p. 175; Taylor-Hitchcock p. 103 : Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 6 December 1929, p. 14.

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