Alibi


Alibi Information

Alibi is a 1929 American crime film directed by Roland West. The screenplay was written by West and C. Gardner Sullivan, who adapted the 1927 Broadway stage play, Nightstick, written by Elaine Sterne Carrington, J.C. Nugent, Elliott Nugent and John Wray.

Alternate titles for the film include The Perfect Alibi and Nightstick.

The movie is a crime melodrama starring Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch and Eleanore Griffith. Director West experimented a great deal with sound, music, and camera angles.

Reception

The film was nominated for three Academy Awards, including one for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Chester Morris), Best Art Direction (William Cameron Menzies) and Best Picture.

Cast

  • Chester Morris as Chick Williams
  • Harry Stubbs as Buck Bachman
  • Mae Busch as Daisy Thomas
  • Eleanor Griffith as Joan Manning Williams
  • Regis Toomey as Danny McGann
  • Purnell Pratt as Police Sgt. Pete Manning
  • Irma Harrison as Toots



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