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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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CONVENTION CITY (1933)

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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In the original senario, Elmer the Goat was a sheep.
About 220 production stills from this film have survived in the collection of the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York.
No copies of this film can be found. Please check your attic.
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