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Habeas Corpus
(1928) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by James Parrott (Paul Parrott)

Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Richard Carle, Charley Rogers

Hal Roach Studios, Incorporated, production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / From a screen story by Leo McCarey. Production supervision by Leo McCarey. Cinematography by Len Powers. Edited by Richard Currier. / © 27 June 1929 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation [LP493]. Released 1 December 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Unknown sound film process. / The production was shot 16-23 and 29-31 July 1928. The film’s original soundtrack was thought to be lost but does still exist. / Silent film, with synchronized music and sound effects.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 14 January 2007.

References: Lahue-World pp. 139, 140; Nollen-Karloff p. 280; Skretvedt-LaurelHardy pp. 130-133, 173, 266, 406.

Home video: DVD.

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