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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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The Production Code Authority refused to certify a reissue of the film in 1936 due to objectionable content.
No copies of this film can be found. Please check your attic.
Around 20 minutes of stock footage taken in Atlantic City for use in this film was discovered by John Leifert in the mid-1990s. The footage includes areal scenes, establishing shots of Atlantic City Pier, and staged scenes of employees of the Honeywell Rubber Corporation arriving at the hotel. It's unclear if any of this raw footage was used in the final film.
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