The Social Lion


1h 12m 1930

Film Details

Release Date
Jun 21, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Paramount-Publix Corp
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the short story "Marco Himself" by Octavus Roy Cohen in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan (Sep 1929).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 12m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
5,403ft (7 reels)

Synopsis

Marco Perkins, a ham prizefighter, after an inglorious defeat is taken home by his wise-cracking manager, Chick, and meets Cynthia, who secretly adores him. But Marco's eye is set on Gloria, a selfish society girl of the country club set who leads him on for laughs; however, when they learn that Marco is an ace polo player, he and Chick are welcomed to the club as members. Cynthia, the hatcheck girl, sadly watches as Marco becomes madly infatuated with Gloria and his new self-image, but when Gloria jokingly encourages him to propose to her, he is deeply hurt. Cynthia, who has overhead the joke, takes Gloria to task, and Marco, after winning the polo game for the club, gives Gloria and her society friends a piece of his mind. Realizing that Cynthia loves him, Marco returns to the ring to win the championship.

Film Details

Release Date
Jun 21, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Paramount-Publix Corp
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the short story "Marco Himself" by Octavus Roy Cohen in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan (Sep 1929).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 12m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
5,403ft (7 reels)

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