Jazz Mad (1928)

Passed | | Drama | 18 November 1928 (USA)
A composer and his daughter emigrate to America in the hope that he can sell his symphony. But he meets with little success and begins to give up hope. His daughter and her friends, however, never give up hope.

Director:

F. Harmon Weight

Writers:

Svend Gade (story), Charles Kenyon (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jean Hersholt ... Franz Hausmann
Marian Nixon ... Elsa Hausmann
George J. Lewis ... Leopold Ostberg (as George Lewis)
Roscoe Karns ... Sol Levy
Torben Meyer ... Kline
Andrew Arbuckle Andrew Arbuckle ... Schmidt
Charles Clary ... Mr. Ostberg
Clarissa Selwynne Clarissa Selwynne ... Mrs. Ostberg
Patricia Caron Patricia Caron ... Miss Ostberg
Alfred Hertz Alfred Hertz ... Symphony Conductor
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A composer and his daughter emigrate to America in the hope that he can sell his symphony. But he meets with little success and begins to give up hope. His daughter and her friends, however, never give up hope.

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Brilliant as Broadway at midnight-dazzling-razzling-jazzling- lights and shadows of vaudeville and night club life-the struggles of a great musical genius in an age of jazz! (Print Ad-Times-Independant, ((Moab, Utah) 29 November 1928) See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jazz Mad See more »

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Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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