Blue Skies (1929)

03/16/1929 (US) DramaRomance 1h
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Better known for her work in talkie "weepers," Helen Twelvetrees made a few preliminary appearances in such late silent films as Fox's Blue Skies. The audience was expected to believe that the twentysomething Twelvetrees and Frank Albertson are teenagers living together platonically in an orphan asylum. A wealthy old man comes calling to adopt Albertson -- who, feeling sorry for Twelvetrees, trades places with the girl. Thus it is that the heroine is carted off to a luxurious mansion, while Albertson remains behind. One year later, the old man discovers Albertson's deception, whereupon he invites the boy to live with him as well. By this time, Twelvetrees and Albertson are of marriageable age, thus the film ends with a wedding in the offing.

  1. Alfred L. Werker

    Director

  2. Frederick Hazlitt Brennan

    Story

  3. John Stone

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Carmencita Johnson

    Carmencita Johnson

    Dorothy May (age 6) (episode 1)

  2. Freddie Burke Frederick

    Freddie Burke Frederick

    Richard Lewis (age 8)

  3. Ethel Wales

    Ethel Wales

    Matron (episode 1)

  4. Helen Twelvetrees

    Helen Twelvetrees

    Dorothy May (episode 2)

  5. Frank Albertson

    Frank Albertson

    Richard Lewis (episode 2)

  6. Rosa Gore

    Rosa Gore

    Nellie Crouch (episode 2)

  7. William Orlamond

    William Orlamond

    Janitor

  8. E.H. Calvert

    E.H. Calvert

    Mr. Semple Jones (episode 1)

  9. Evelyn Hall

    Evelyn Hall

    Mrs. Semple Jones (episode 1)

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Blue Skies
Blue Skies

Status Released

Original Language English

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