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Frisco Sally Levy
Director: William Beaudine (Dir)
Release Date:   2 Apr 1927
Duration (in feet):   6,900
Duration (in reels):   7
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Cast:   Tenen Holtz (Isaac Solomon Lapidowitz)  
    Kate Price (Bridget O'Grady Lapidowitz)  
    Sally O'Neil (Sally Colleen Lapidowitz)  
    Leon Holmes (Michael Abraham Lapidowitz)  
    Turner Savage (Isidore Patrick Lapidowitz)  
    Helen Levine (Rebecca Patricia Lapidowitz)  
    Fido Rover (Himself, a dog)  
    Roy D'Arcy (I. Stuart Gold)  
    Charles Delaney (Patrick Sweeney)  

Summary: Sally Colleen Lapidowitz, the daughter of an orthodox Jewish father and an intensely Irish mother, is the steady girl of Patrick Sweeney, a motorcycle cop. Sally becomes infatuated with Stuart Gold, a Jewish dandy, who, though he is approved by her father, soon proves himself to be a worthless cad. Patrick rescues her from the dandy, and all ends happily in the Hebrew-Irish family. 

Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp. (Loew's Inc.)
Distribution Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp. (Loew's Inc.)
Director: William Beaudine (Dir)
Writer: Vernon Smith (Adpt)
  Lew Lipton (Story)
  Alfred A. Cohn (Story and scen)
  Joe Farnham (Titles)
Photography: Max Fabian (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons (Art dir)
  David Townsend (Art dir)
Film Editor: Blanche Sewell (Film ed)
Costumes: René Hubert (Ward)
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text:

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp. 2/5/1927 dd/mm/yyyy LP23919

Physical Properties: Si:

Genre: Romantic comedy
Subjects (Major): Cads
  Family life
  San Francisco (CA)

Note: Copyright records list the film as 8 reels. 

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Film Daily   17 Apr 1927.   
MPW   23 Apr 1927.   
New York Times   13 Apr 27   p. 29.
Variety   13 Apr 27   p. 18.

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