The Escape


1928

Film Details

Release Date
Apr 29, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Fox Film Corp.
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Escape by Paul Armstrong (New York, 20 Sep 1913, 26 Oct 1927).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
5,109ft (6 reels)

Synopsis

Jerry Magee, a hospital intern, falls in love with May Joyce, a poor girl whose father is a bootlegger. May gets a job in a nightclub when her father is killed in a raid. There she works for the man responsible for her father's death. Magee loses his job, begins to drink heavily, and becomes a bootlegger. One night he makes a delivery to the place where May works. In the last few scenes Magee, May, and her sister escape from the nightclub just before the police break in for a raid.

Film Details

Release Date
Apr 29, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Fox Film Corp.
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Escape by Paul Armstrong (New York, 20 Sep 1913, 26 Oct 1927).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
5,109ft (6 reels)

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Notes

There is some doubt about the credit for Kenneth Hawks.