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A Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic
(1929) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Joseph Santley

Cast: Eddie Cantor [himself], Richard Dix [himself], Mary Eaton [herself], Oscar Shaw [himself], [?] ? Elkins [the master of ceremonies]

Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / Released 4 May 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Porter-Waddell single-strip anaglyphic stereoscopic process. [?] Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system or Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system? / The production was shot at Paramount’s Astoria studios on Long Island, New York. The film featured a brief 3D sequence. The stereoscopic footage was shot in dual-strip format and converted to single-strip format for release prints. / Full-sound film.

Performance: Variety.

Survival status: Print exists in a private film collection [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Blackface - Dancing: Dancers - Synchronized sound film - Stereoscopic films - 3D film

Listing updated: 27 February 2015.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Hayes-3D p. 10 : Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Ken Regez and Jack Theakston.

Home video: DVD.

 
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