A Man's Man (1929 film)

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A Man's Man
Directed byJames Cruze
Written byForrest Halsey
Based onA Man's Man
by Patrick Kearney
Produced byMetro Goldwyn Mayer
StarringWilliam Haines
CinematographyMerritt B. Gerstad
Edited byGeorge Hively
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
May 25, 1929
Running time
80 minutes
LanguagesSilent, English intertitles

A Man's Man is a lost[1][2] 1929 silent film produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by James Cruze. It stars William Haines and was released with a soundtrack of music and effects. It is based on a Broadway play, A Man's Man by Patrick Kearney.[3] Greta Garbo and John Gilbert notably appear in a cameo.[4] The film was released with a sychronised music score and sound effects track; the film is believed to be lost, although the sound discs exist and are currently held at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[5]



  1. ^ A Man's Man at Lost Film Files: MGM films - 1929 Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:A Man's Man
  3. ^ A Man's Man on Broadway, 52nd Street Theatre, Oct. 1925-Jan. 1926; 120 performances
  4. ^ Torsten; John (2005). "A Man's Man". Garbo Forever.
  5. ^ "A Man's Man". UCLA Library.

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