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River of Romance
(1929) American
B&W : Eight reels / 7009 feet
Directed by (unknown)

Cast: Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers [Tom Rumford; and Colonel Blake], Mary Brian [Lucy Jeffers], June Collyer [Elvira Jeffers], Henry B. Walthall [General Jeff Rumford], Wallace Beery [General Orlando Jackson], Fred Kohler [Captain Blackie], Natalie Kingston [Mexico], Walter McGrail [Major Patterson], Anderson Lawler [Joe Patterson], Mrs. George Fawcett [Madame Rumford], George Reed [Rumbo]

Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Screenplay by Ethel Doherty, from the adaptation by Dan Totheroh and John V.A. Weaver of the play The Magnolia by Booth Tarkington. Song “My Lady Love” by Leo Robin and San Coslow (music and lyrics). Cinematography by Victor Milner. Sound recording by Harry M. Lindgren. Intertitles by Joseph Mankiewicz. Edited by Allyson Shaffer. / © 19 July 1929 by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation [LP538]. Released 29 June 1929. / [?] Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format? Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / The film was also released in the USA in a silent version in [?] Seven or Eight? reels (at 7082 feet) by Paramount Pictures Corporation in 1929. The play was previously filmed as The Fighting Coward (1924). The play was subsequently filmed as Mississippi (1935). / Full-sound film.

Drama: Romance.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 7 June 2010.

References: Parish-Glamour p. 54 : Website-AFI.

 
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