San Francisco

United States, 1936

Film
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A lavish production set in San Francisco, in which Clark Gable plays the role of Blackie Norton, proprietor of a riotous saloon. When Jeanette MacDonald arrives on the scene in search of a singing career, they fall in love. The climax takes place amongst the recreation of the great earthquake that hit the city in 1906. Cast also includes Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt, Jessie Ralph and Ted Healy. Screenplay by Anita Loos from the story by Robert Hopkins. Edited by Tom Neld.

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Credits

director

W S. Van Dyke

co-producer

Bernard H. Hyman

John Emerson

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

01:48:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1936

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302369

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q130769

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