Sonny Boy (1929)

On the eve of her divorce, a mother enlists her sister's aid in smuggling her young son out of the house, fearing that she will lose custody of him and hides out in the apartment of her ... See full summary »

Director:

Archie Mayo

Writers:

Jimmy Starr (scenario) (as James A. Starr), C. Graham Baker (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Davey Lee ... Sonny Boy
Edward Everett Horton ... Crandall Thorpe
Betty Bronson ... Aunt Winifred Canfield
Gertrude Olmstead ... Mary
John T. Murray ... Hamilton
Tom Dugan ... Mulcahy (as Tommy Dugan)
Lucy Beaumont ... Mother Thorpe
Edmund Breese ... Thorpe
Jed Prouty ... Phil
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Richard Talmadge

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Storyline

On the eve of her divorce, a mother enlists her sister's aid in smuggling her young son out of the house, fearing that she will lose custody of him and hides out in the apartment of her husband's bachelor lawyer, who has just left town for a month. Complications arise when the lawyer's parents unexpectedly pay him a visit, and the woman is forced to pose as his new wife in order to be able to stay hidden out in the apartment. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

His Imitation of AL JOLSON Singing "SONNY BOY" is a Riot! (Print Ad- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, ((Pittsburgh, Penna.)) 16 March 1929) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Vitaphone production reels #3081-3087 See more »

Connections

Referenced in Roseland (1930) See more »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

18 April 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

She Knew Men See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone) (talking sequences)| Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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