The Noose


1h 5m 1928

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 29, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Noose, A Drama in Three Acts by Willard Mack, H. H. Van Loan (New York, 20 Oct 1926) The Noose .

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 5m
Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,331ft (8 reels)

Synopsis

A hijacker is told by a gangster, whom he believes to be his father, that his mother is the governor's wife. In an angry protest against crime, the boy kills the gangster/father. He is arrested, tried, and sentenced to die. The governor's wife expresses interest in the case and saves her son's life on the execution day by begging her husband to pardon him.

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 29, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Noose, A Drama in Three Acts by Willard Mack, H. H. Van Loan (New York, 20 Oct 1926) The Noose .

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 5m
Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,331ft (8 reels)

Award Nominations

Best Actor

1929

Quotes

Trivia

Notes

As part of the first Academy Awards, Richard Barthelmess received a certificate of honorable mention for his work on this film and for his work on The Patent Leather Kid (see below).

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1928

Released in United States 1928