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The Duke Steps Out (1929)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 16 March 1929 (USA)
Millionaire's son Duke wants to be a champion boxer but takes time out to enroll in college when he sees co-ed Susie. The students wonder about his having a chauffeur and house full of ... See full summary »

Director:

James Cruze

Writers:

Falkland L. Cary (story), Dale Van Every (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Haines ... Duke Corbin
Joan Crawford ... Susie
Karl Dane ... Barney, Duke's Chauffeur
Tenen Holtz ... Jake, Duke's Manager
Edward J. Nugent ... Tommy Wells (as Edward Nugent)
Jack Roper Jack Roper ... Poison Kerrigan
Delmer Daves ... Bossy Edwards
Luke Cosgrave ... Prof. Widdicomb
Herbert Prior ... Mr. Corbin
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Storyline

Millionaire's son Duke wants to be a champion boxer but takes time out to enroll in college when he sees co-ed Susie. The students wonder about his having a chauffeur and house full of servants. Susie likes him but, to get rid of her, his manager tells her Duke already has a New York chorus girl. As the students listen to a radio broadcast of his victorious fight from San Francisco, she learns that the student Duke is the boxer Duke and that there is no chorus girl. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Greatest Fight Story In History See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Release Date:

16 March 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Novo Campeão See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (MovieTone) (musical score and sound effects)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This film is believed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Joan Crawford (1962) See more »

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Just You
(uncredited)
Music by William Axt and David Mendoza
Lyrics by Raymond Klages
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