The Duke Steps Out1929

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The Duke Steps Out
Directed by:
James Cruze

Released on March 16 of 1929 in the USA, "The Duke Steps Out" is a Comedy/Drama film directed by James Cruze . William Haines and Joan Crawford are starring, alongside Karl Dane, Tenen Holtz, Jack Roper and Delmer Daves.

Who directed "The Duke Steps Out":

The Duke Steps Out was directed by James Cruze, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making The Duke Steps Out, James Cruze had directed The Mating Call, released in 1928, Old Ironsides (1926), The City That Never Sleeps (1924), Hollywood (1923), The Covered Wagon (1923), and Crazy to Marry (1921). Since, he directed The Great Gabbo, released in 1929, Once a Gentleman (1930), If I Had a Million (1932), I Cover the Waterfront (1933).

What was the release date of "The Duke Steps Out":

The Duke Steps Out was first released on Saturday, March 16, 1929, in the United States. Also released on Saturday, March 16, 1929 has been Show Boat (dir. Arch Heath and Harry A. Pollard). This was ninety (90) years ago.

What is the casting of "The Duke Steps Out":

At the casting of The Duke Steps Out we find William Haines, previously seen in Show People (1928) and West Point (1928); Joan Crawford (Dream of Love (1928), Our Dancing Daughters (1928)); Karl Dane (Show People (1928), The Trail of '98 (1928)) [ more... ]

  • William Haines, Karl Dane and Tenen Holtz can be seen in Show People, released in 1928.
  • Karl Dane and William Haines, Joan Crawford also appeared together in The Hollywood Revue of 1929, released in 1929.
  • William Haines and Joan Crawford can also be seen in West Point, released in 1928.

What is the Storyline of "The Duke Steps Out":

Duke (Haines) a pampered millionaire's son, who longs to be a boxer, takes an interest in Susie (Crawford), a college coed with whom he takes an interest in after he defends her from being bullied. Duke's interest in Susie, leads him to enroll in the same school as Susie. After a misunderstanding between Duke and Susie, they realize they are meant to be together and are reunited.


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