Tuesday, June 30, 2009
So This Is Love?
[The film was never released in Finland]. US 1928. D: Frank Capra. Story: Norman Springer; SC: Elmer Harris, Rex Taylor; DP: Ray June; ED: Arthur Roberts; DP: Robert E. Lee, Rex Taylor; CAST: Shirley Mason (Hilda Jenson), William “Buster” Collier, Jr. (Jerry McGuire), Johnnie Walker (“Spike” Mullins), Ernie Adams (“Flash” Tracy), Carl Gerard (Otto), William H. Strauss (Maison Katz), Jean Laverty (Mary Malone); P: Harry Cohn; Dist: Columbia Pictures; 35mm. 65’ a 24 fps. B&w. From: Sony Columbia. - Presenta Rita Belda, grand piano Donald Sosin, viewed at Cinema Lumière 1, Bologna, 30 June 2009. - A print from a 4K scan from the French version. - A triangle love story: the delicatessen girl is in love with a prizefighter but admired by a dress designer. A small comedy with some good physical action. I did not see this film till the end.