A Man's Man


1929

Brief Synopsis

Mel is a soda jerk in love with wannabe actress Peggy. Peggy goes to Hollywood, where she does indeed become a movie star, but her heart still belongs to ordinary guy Mel.

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Drama
Silent
Adaptation
Release Date
May 25, 1929
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel A Man's Man; a Comedy of Life Under the "L" by Patrick Kearney (New York, 1925).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
6,683ft (8 reels)

Synopsis

Going to Hollywood in an attempt to break into the movies, Peggy marries Mel, a personable but gullible soda jerk. Mel later buys some worthless oil stock from Charlie, a discredited sometime assistant director who makes a play for Peggy, persuading her that he will make her a star. Mel and Peggy eventually learn the truth about Charlie, and Mel thrashes him in a fight.

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Drama
Silent
Adaptation
Release Date
May 25, 1929
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel A Man's Man; a Comedy of Life Under the "L" by Patrick Kearney (New York, 1925).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
6,683ft (8 reels)

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b&w

6683 feet