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Convention City (1933) was a Comedy - Black-and-white Film directed by Archie Mayo and produced by Henry Blanke.

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By Terry on Jun 4, 2019 From Stardust and Shadows

This is a look at CONVENTION CITY (1933). It is considered a? ‘lost film” due to its content. Film has been censored since it first began as a kinescope show for a nickel. There has always been some group or groups of people in society that wished to control the message, the images, and ... Read full article

Vitaphone View: Where is “Convention City” Hiding?

By Hutchinson, Founder of The Vitaphone Project on Apr 23, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Where is Convention City Hiding? Film mythology tells us that the 1933 Warner Brothers Vitaphone Pre-Code feature Convention City was so hot and so outrageous that after its initial run, Jack Warner recalled every print and burned them. To this day, not a single copy of the film, or even its coming ... Read full article

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Joan Blondell, in one of her books, claimed to have kept a copy of this film in her personal collection, so she could bring it out and screen it for friends at parties. This copy cannot be located.
About 220 production stills from this film have survived in the collection of the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York.
A studio record of the original negative states, "Junked 12/27/48". Warner Bros. destroyed a number of its negatives during the late forties and fifties due to nitrocellulose decomposition.
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