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Speakeasy (1929)

Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know ... See full summary »

Director:

Benjamin Stoloff

Writers:

Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (scenario), Edwin J. Burke (dialogue) (as Edwin Burke) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Page ... Paul Martin
Lola Lane ... Alice Woods
Henry B. Walthall ... Piano Player
Helen Ware ... Min
Sharon Lynn ... Mazie
Warren Hymer ... Cannon Delmont
Stuart Erwin ... Cy Williams
James Guilfoyle James Guilfoyle ... Davey
Erville Alderson ... City Editor
Joseph Cawthorn ... Yokel
Ivan Linow ... Wrestler
Marjorie Beebe ... Speakeasy Patron
Sailor Vincent ... Speakeasy Patron
Helen Lynch ... Speakeasy Patron
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Storyline

Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know that his manager is preparing to double-cross him. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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lost film | based on play | See All (2) »

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WILLIAM FOX Presents 100% DIALOGUE MOVIETONE MELODRAMA See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rivincita See more »

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Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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The 22 Year Old John Wayne
23 September 2003 | by The-Lonely-LondonerSee all my reviews

There was definitely something to be said about the young John Wayne. Whatever you may think about 19th century American history, he embodies the recreation (and reinvention) of the American west on screen. No matter how far removed the myth is from reality, he made entertaining viewing in almost all of his films.


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