Jack Holt still identification

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Jack Holt still identification

Unread post by greta de groat » Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:59 pm

I've got a Jack Holt still here that i'm trying to identify. The still code is C-24-29, with a copyright that's blurred but looks like it could be C.P. Corp., so i'm guessing this is Columbia. I have a film still list that shows shows the 1929Jack Holt Columbia picture Father and Son with a still code of C-23 and the 1928 Mitchell Lewis Columbia film The Way of the Strong with the code of C-28, but there's no C-24 on the list.

Holt is posed with law books looking grim, so i was guessing he was a lawyer or judge, but looking through his 1928-29 films i don't see any where he played such a role. He did play a detective in The Donovan Affair, which is the closest i could find. I found a few stills from that film online, but they are all cropped and don't show the still code.

Anyone have any ideas on this one?

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Re: Jack Holt still identification

Unread post by Turpinutz » Thu Oct 09, 2014 5:41 pm

Who else is in the still with Holt?

I'm guessing it's from "I'll Fix It" with Holt and Mona Barrie.

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Re: Jack Holt still identification

Unread post by greta de groat » Thu Oct 09, 2014 6:33 pm

Nobody else in the still. He's sitting and looking like he's putting his fist down on a pile of law books. He's looking off to the side and casts a prominent shadow on the wall. I'd almost say it was a portrait except for the law books and still code, which imply a context.

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Re: Jack Holt still identification

Unread post by missdupont » Thu Oct 09, 2014 10:53 pm

Columbia used the same numbers over and over every year in the late 1920s-early 1930s, so there would be many titles under C-24 (29 should be the scene number). For C-24, these are the following titles for Columbia:
BACHELOR GIRL (1929)
DEFENSE RESTS (1934) (this title matches your description)
FEATHER IN HER HAT (1935)
FLIGHT TO FAME (1938)
FURY OF THE JUNGLE (1933)
IT CAN'T LAST FOREVER (1937)
MODERN MOTHERS (1928)
SWEETHEARTS ON PARADE (1930)
SWELL HEAD (1927)
THIS SPORTING AGE (19232)

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Re: Jack Holt still identification

Unread post by greta de groat » Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:34 am

Thank you, Miss Dupont!
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Re: Jack Holt still identification

Unread post by TheThinMan » Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:07 pm

I have a book that helps identify who is in movie photos using the codes and other details. But without seeing the photo, I cannot help you. if you got your answer already, no prob. If not, email me a scan and I will get you details.

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Re: Jack Holt still identification

Unread post by missdupont » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:31 am

I was using the same book to give her the codes, so unless you have a few new ones, those are all that exist for C-24 (Columbia).

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