Manhattan Cocktail (film)

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Manhattan Cocktail
Manhattan 1928.jpg
theatrical poster
Directed by Dorothy Arzner
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Adolph Zukor
Written by Ethel Doherty (script)
George Marion Jr. (titles)
Ernest Vajda (story)
Starring Nancy Carroll
Richard Arlen
Lilyan Tashman
Paul Lukas
Music by Victor Schertzinger (songs "Gotta Be Good" and "Another Kiss")
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 24, 1928 (1928-11-24)
Running time
72 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Manhattan Cocktail (1928) was a part-talkie film, directed by Dorothy Arzner, and starring Nancy Carroll, Richard Arlen, and Lilyan Tashman. At the time this movie was made, Hollywood was already making the transition of silent to sound, either making all talking movies, part talking movies, or silent movies with their own soundtrack and sound effects.

Preservation status[edit]

Manhattan Cocktail is a lost film except for a one-minute montage sequence, "Skyline Dance" by Slavko Vorkapich, which was released in October 2005 on the DVD Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant Garde Film 1894–1941.[1]



  1. ^ "#3—Light Rhythms: Melodies and Montages". Retrieved February 19, 2013. 

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