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The Squall
(1929) American
B&W : Eleven reels / 9456 feet / 104 minutes
Directed by Alexander Korda

Cast: Myrna Loy [Nubi], Richard Tucker [Josef Lajos], Alice Joyce [Maria, his wife], Carroll Nye [Paul], Loretta Young [Irma], Harry Cording [Peter], ZaSu Pitts [Lena], Nicholas Soussanin [El Moro], Knute Erickson [Uncle Dani], George Hackathorne [Niki]

First National Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Screenplay by Bradley King, with dialogue by Bradley King, from the play The Squall by Jean Bart. Song “Gypsy Charmer” by Harry Akst (music) and Grant Clarke (lyrics). Music score by Leo Forbstein. Cinematography by John Seitz. Intertitles by Paul Perez. Edited by Edward Schroeder. Presented by Richard A. Rowland. / © 10 June 1929 by First National Pictures, Incorporated [LP445]. Premiered 9 May 1929 in New York, New York. Released May 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system. / The film was also released in the USA (at 7085 feet) by First National Pictures, Incorporated, on 23 June 1929. / Full-sound film.

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Farmers - Farms - Gypsies - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 4 December 2014.

References: Everson-American p. 343; Limbacher-Feature p. 232; Perry-British p. 332 : ClasIm-312 p. 67.

Home video: DVD.

 
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