Sound Films, 1927–1939

A United States Filmography


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About the Book

This comprehensive reference book contains 5,418 listings of feature-length films produced in the United States from the beginning of the “talkies” era in 1927 through 1939.
For each are supplied production credits, year of production and release, genre, plot synopsis, cast and technical crew, running time (when available), debuts and career finales, and awards and varying critical reactions to the films and their stars.

About the Author(s)

The late Alan G. Fetrow lived in York, Pennsylvania. He was the author of two other filmographies for McFarland.

Bibliographic Details

Alan G. Fetrow
Format: softcover (6 x 9 in 2 vols.)
Pages: 966
Bibliographic Info: bibliography
Copyright Date: 2010 [1992]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4498-4
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Introduction      vii

Abbreviations and Terminology xi

The Filmography, A–L      1

(Entries 1–2717)

Volume 2

The Filmography, M–Z      387

(Entries 2718–5418)

Award-Winning Films      775

Bibliography      781

Book Reviews & Awards

“documents 5,418 U.S. feature-length films produced during Hollywood’s golden years…. Recommended”—Choice; “a welcome addition”—ARBA; “includes year of release, studio, principal cast and credits, and brief comments”—Variety; “inclusive…comprehensive index”—American Libraries; “well-researched and scholarly filmography”—American Cinematographer.