Overview

Joe Lane, radio entertainer and songwriter, learns that the manager of the studio, Arthur Phillips, has made improper advances to his wife, Katherine. Infuriated, Lane engages him in a fight, and the encounter results in Phillips' accidental death. Joe goes to prison for a few years, and when he is released he visits his son, Little Pal, at school and is begged by him to run away together.

  1. Harvey Gates

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Lloyd Bacon

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Al Jolson

    Al Jolson

    Joe Lane

  2. Davey Lee

    Little Pal

  3. Marian Nixon

    Marian Nixon

    Katherine Lane

  4. Holmes Herbert

    Holmes Herbert

    Dr. Robert Merrill

  5. Kenneth Thomson

    Kenneth Thomson

    Arthur Phillips

Full Cast & Crew

Say It with Songs

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 5, 1929
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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