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Glorious Betsy
(1928) American
B&W : [?] Seven or Eight? reels / 7091 feet
Directed by Alan Crosland (Sr.)

Cast: Dolores Costello [Betsy Patterson], Conrad Nagel [Jérôme Bonaparte], John Miljan [Preston], Marc MacDermott [Colonel Patterson], Pasquale Amato [Napoléon Bonaparte], Michael Vavitch [Captain St. Pierre], Andrés de Segurola [Captain Du Fresne], Paul Panzer [the ship captain], Clarissa Selwynne [Aunt Mary], Betty Blythe [Princess Fredericka]

Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / Screenplay by Anthony Coldeway, from the play Glorious Betsy by Rida Johnson Young. Assistant director, Gordon Hollingshead. Cinematography by Hal Mohr. Recording engineer, George R. Groves. Intertitles by Jack jarmuth. Edited by Thomas Pratt. / © 5 April 1928 by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated [LP25131]. Premiered 26 April 1928 at Warners Theatre in New York, New York. General release, 9 June 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system. / Silent film, with talking sequences, synchronized music and sound effects.

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821) - ynchronized sound film - USA: Maryland: Baltimore

Listing updated: 23 December 2009.

References: Geduld-Birth p. 139 : ClasIm-226 p. 43 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Manish Patwari.

 
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