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Sally (1929) was a Musical Film directed by John Francis Dillon .

Academy Awards 1929/30 --- Ceremony Number 3 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Art Direction(Jack Okey)Nominated
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Signing a jumper for Sally

By carole_and_co on Oct 11, 2017 From Carole & Co.

Who's the woman with Carole Lombard and Clark Gable, attending a boxing match at Los Angeles Wrigley Field in the spring of 1937? It's actress Sally Eilers, an old school pal of Carole's (Fairfax High in Los Angeles) who appeared in a few of Lombard's two-reelers for Mack Sennett, then had a success... Read full article


When I Met Harry and Sally...

By Michaela on Feb 27, 2016 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

The second I discovered classic movies, I put myself through total immersion -- I had to watch as many as I could and I had to do it as soon as possible. I've been immersing myself in movies pre-1969 for about a decade now, and as such, I'll admit I've developed the opinion that post-1969 films just... Read full article


The Wisdom Of Miss Sally 9.5.15

By Kayla on Sep 5, 2015 From The Cinema Dilettante

The Wisdom Of Miss Sally 9.5.15 September 5, 2015 / The Cinema Dilettante Sally Blane and Loretta Young between scenes of TLYS episode “Three Minutes Too Late,” 1954. In my continuing conversations with the remarkable Robert Foster, I’m starting to think that Mis... Read full article


The Wisdom Of Miss Sally; A Week In Review

By Kayla on Aug 30, 2015 From The Cinema Dilettante

The Wisdom Of Miss Sally; A Week In Review August 30, 2015 / The Cinema Dilettante It isn’t often that I get more than a chuckle out of snide comments clearly made about me. Oh, there’s the eye roll, too, but that hardly seems to count, as I eye roll about nearly every... Read full article


“Sally of the Sawdust” (1925)

By Silentfilmfanatic on Feb 23, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

“Sally of the Sawdust” (1925) is a silent comedy starring Carol Dempster, W.C. Fields and Alfred Lunt. Directed by D.W. Griffith, this film is a fascinating departure from the austere moral drama in which he specialized. The story opens with the circus coming to town. Sally, ... Read full article


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Adapted from a Broadway musical starring Marilyn Miller and presented by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.. The original production opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York on Dec 21, 1920 and ran for 561 performances. Leon Errol was in the opening night cast, and Billie Dove was a replacement cast member during the show's long run.
Fragments of the color film for the "Wild Rose" song and dance number were found in the 1990s and have been intercut into the print that Turner Classic Movies shows on its cable channel.
The musical play, Sally, opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York on 21 December 1920 and closed on 22 April 1922 after 561 performances. The opening night cast included Marilyn Miller who originated her movie role as Sally, Leon Errol as Connie, Walter Catlett as Otis and Alfred P. James as Pops, The only songs in the musical used in the film were the title song, "Sally," "Wild Rose" and "Look for the Silver Lining."
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