Sally of the Subway

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Sally of the Subway
Directed by George B. Seitz
Produced by Ralph M. Like
Written byGeorge B. Seitz
Starring Jack Mulhall and Dorothy Revier
CinematographyJules Cronjager
Edited byByron Robinson
Distributed by Action Pictures (*State's Rights)
Release date
  • January 15, 1932 (1932-01-15)
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Sally of the Subway is a 1932 American pre-Code crime film directed by George B. Seitz and starring Jack Mulhall and Dorothy Revier. [1]

Pre-Code Hollywood US cinema before the Motion Picture Production Code introduction

Pre-Code Hollywood refers to the brief era in the American film industry between the widespread adoption of sound in pictures in 1929 and the enforcement of the Motion Picture Production Code censorship guidelines, popularly known as the "Hays Code", in mid-1934. Although the Code was adopted in 1930, oversight was poor, and it did not become rigorously enforced until July 1, 1934, with the establishment of the Production Code Administration (PCA). Before that date, movie content was restricted more by local laws, negotiations between the Studio Relations Committee (SRC) and the major studios, and popular opinion, than by strict adherence to the Hays Code, which was often ignored by Hollywood filmmakers.

Crime films, in the broadest sense, are a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre. Films of this genre generally involve various aspects of crime and its detection. Stylistically, the genre may overlap and combine with many other genres, such as drama or gangster film, but also include comedy, and, in turn, is divided into many sub-genres, such as mystery, suspense or noir.

George B. Seitz American film director

George Brackett Seitz was an American playwright, screenwriter, film actor and director. He was known for his screenplays for action serials, including:

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Cast

Jack Mulhall American actor

John Joseph Francis Mulhall was an American film actor beginning in the silent film era who successfully transitioned to sound films, appearing in over 430 films in a career spanning 50 years.

Dorothy Revier American actress

Dorothy Revier was an American actress.

Blanche Mehaffey American actress and dancer

Blanche Mehaffey was an American showgirl and film actress.

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References

  1. "NY Times: Sally of the Subway". New York Times. Retrieved June 23, 2011.