The Secret Hour (film)

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The Secret Hour
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Directed by Rowland V. Lee
Written byRowland V. Lee(scenario)
Based onplay, They Knew What They Wanted, by Sidney Howard
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Starring Pola Negri
Cinematography Harry Fischbeck
Edited by Robert Bassler
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
February 4, 1928
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUSA
LanguageSilent..English titles

The Secret Hour is a lost [1] 1928 silent film romance drama directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Pola Negri. It is based on the 1924 Broadway play, They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard. [2] It was produced by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation and distributed through Paramount Pictures. [3] [4]

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In 1956, the film entered the public domain in the United States because the claimants did not renew its copyright registration in the 28th year after publication. [5]

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References

  1. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Secret Hour
  2. They Knew What They Wanted on Broadway, November 1924-October 1925
  3. The Secret Hour at silentera.com
  4. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:The Secret Hour
  5. Pierce, David (March 29, 2001). Legal Limbo: How American Copyright Law Makes Orphan Films (mp3 in "file3"). Orphans of the Storm II: Documenting the 20th Century. pp. 131–134. Retrieved January 5, 2012.