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Humoresque
(1920) American
B&W : Six reels / 5987 feet
Directed by Frank Borzage

Cast: Gaston Glass [Leon Kantor], Vera Gordon [Mama Kantor], Alma Rubens [Gina Berg], Dore Davidson [Abraham Kantor], Bobby Connelly [Leon Kantor, as a boy], Helen Connelly [Esther Kantor, as a girl], Ann Wallick [Esther Kantor, as an adult], Sidney Carlyle [Mannie Kantor], Joseph Cooper [Isadore Kantor, as a boy], Maurice Levigne [Isadore Kantor, as an adult], Alfred Goldberg [Rudolph Kantor, as a boy], Edward Stanton [Rudolph Kantor, as an adult], Louis Stearns [Sol Ginsberg], Maurice Peckre [Boris Kantor], Ruth Sabin [Mrs. Isadore Kantor], Frank Mitchell [Baby Kantor], Miriam Battista [Minnie Ginsberg]

Cosmopolitan Productions production; distributed by International Film Service Company, Incorporated, thorugh Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [Paramount-Artcraft Pictures]. / Scenario by Frances Marion, from the short story “Humoresque” by Fannie Hurst. Cinematography by Gilbert Warrenton. Music score by Hugo Riesenfeld. / © 29 June 1920 by International Film Service Company, Incorporated [LP15323]. Private premiere, 4 May 1920 in New York, New York. Premiered 30 May 1920 at the Criterion Theatre in New York, New York. Released 19 September 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2096.

Survival status: Print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 20 March 2015.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2096; Brownlow-Parade pp. 272-273; Edmonds-BigU p. 109; Geduld-Birth p. 38; Vermilye-Twenties p. 22.

Home video: DVD.

 
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