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The Love Trap
(1929) American
B&W : Eight reels / 6233 feet
Directed by William Wyler

Cast: Laura La Plante [?] [Evelyn Todd or Laura]?, Neil Hamilton [?] [Paul Harrington or Peter Cadwallader]?, Norman Trevor [?] [Judge Harrington or Judge Cadwallader]?, Robert Ellis [Guy Emory], Jocelynn Lee (Jocelyn Lee) [Bunny], Clarissa Selwynne [?] [Mrs. Harrington or Mrs. Cadwallader]?, Rita LaRoy [?] [Iris Harrington or Mary Cadwallader]?; Rolfe Sedan [drunk], Earl McCarthy

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation. / Screenplay by John B. Clymer and Clarence J. Marks, with dialogue by Clarence Thompson, from a screen story by Edward J. Montagne. Cinematography by Gilbert Warrenton. Intertitles by Albert De Mond. Edited by Maurice Pivar. Music by Joseph Cherniavsky. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / Released 4 August 1929. / [?] Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format? Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / The film was also released in the USA in a silent version at 6349 feet by Universal Pictures Corporation in 1929. / Silent film, with talking sequences, synchronized music and sound effects.

Comedy: Romance.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in Hirschhorn-Universal p. 62.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Dancers: Chorus girls - Evictions - Law: Judges - Lost jobs - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 16 December 2008.

References: Drew-Speaking pp. 89-90, 104, 107, 278; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 62 : ClasIm-330 p. 16 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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