A Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Joseph Santley
Cast: Eddie Cantor [himself], Richard Dix [himself], Mary Eaton [herself], Oscar Shaw [himself]
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.
Survival status: Print exists in a private film collection [16mm reduction positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Blackface - Synchronized sound film - Stereoscopic films - 3D film
Listing updated: 6 January 2010.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Hayes-3D p. 10 : Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Ken Regez and Jack Theakston.
Online viewing: YouTube (part one).