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Alibi (1929) was a Crime - Film Adaptation Film directed by Roland West and produced by Roland West.

Academy Awards 1928/29 --- Ceremony Number 2 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActorChester MorrisNominated
Best Art DirectionWilliam Cameron MenziesNominated
Best PictureFeature ProductionsNominated

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Naked Alibi (1954, Jerry Hopper)

By Andrew Wickliffe on May 26, 2018 From The Stop Button

The first half hour of Naked Alibi?the film runs just under ninety minutes so the entire first third?is separate from the remainder. Set in a small city (shot on the backlot, but rather well thanks to Russell Metty?s glorious photography), chief of detectives Sterling Hayden has been getting a lot o... Read full article

Red-Haired Alibi (1932)

By John Grant on Mar 31, 2015 From Noirish

US / 68 minutes / bw / Tower Dir: Christy Cabanne Pr: Sig Neufeld Scr: Edward T. Lowe Jr. Story: The Red-Haired Alibi (1932) by Wilson Collison Cine: Harry Forbes Cast: Merna Kennedy, Theodore von Eltz, Grant Withers, Purnell Pratt, Huntley Gordon, Fred Kelsey, Arthur Hoyt, Paul Porcassi, John Vosbu... Read full article

Alibi, L’ (1937)

By John Grant on Sep 24, 2014 From Noirish

France / 84 minutes / bw / BN, ?clair-Journal Dir: Pierre Chenal Scr: J. Companeez, H. Juttke Story: L’Alibi (1929 screenplay for short movie) by Marcel Achard Cine: Ted Pahle Cast: Erich von Stroheim, Albert Pr?jean, Jany Holt, Louis Jouvet, Vera Flory, Foun-Sen, Genia Vaury, Madeleine Siame,... Read full article

Blind Alibi (1938)

By John Grant on Jul 19, 2014 From Noirish

US / 62 minutes / bw / RKO Dir: Lew Landers Pr: Cliff Reid Scr: Lionel Houser, Harry Segall, Ron Ferguson Story: William Joyce Cowan Cine: Nicholas Musuraca Cast: Richard Dix, Whitney Bourne, Eduardo Ciannelli, Frances Mercer, Paul Guilfoyle, Richard Lane, Jack Arnold, Walter Miller, Frank M. Thomas... Read full article


By Alyson on Sep 23, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

In 1929, film was still in its infancy, diapers and all. ?You wouldn?t get upset at a baby for drooling on your shirt or making its business, that?s just what happens. ?So when you watch Alibi and the film is extremely grainy or lines were barely picked up by a microphone, you have to be patient and... Read full article

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Irma Harrison's singing was dubbed by Virginia Flohri.
Regis Toomey's film debut.
Alternative scenes were shot for a silent version of the film which was released simultaneously.
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