West Point


West Point Information

West Point is a 1928 American silent romantic drama film starring William Haines and Joan Crawford in a story about an arrogant cadet who finds love and discipline just in time for the big Army"Navy Game.

The story and screenplay were written by Raymond L. Schrock with titles written by Joseph Farnham. The film was directed by Edward Sedgwick.

Plot

Arrogant and impudent Brice Wayne (Haines), a West Point cadet who is a star player on the football team, painfully learns the error of his ways when, after a year, he realizes that he hasn't acquired the proper school spirit. Dismissed from the football team shortly before the Army-Navy match, Brice resigns from the Military Academy, then retracts when his friends Tex McNeil (Bakewell) and Betty Channing (Crawford) encourage him to stay. Restored to the team, Brice scores the decisive goal in the game against Navy.

Cast

  • William Haines - Brice Wayne
  • Joan Crawford - Betty Channing
  • William Bakewell - 'Tex' McNeil
  • Neil Neely - Bob Sperry
  • Ralph Emerson - Bob Chase
  • Leon Kellar - Capt. Munson
  • Raymond G. Moses - Coach Towers (*billed Major Raymond G. Moses U.S.A.)

Production notes

The film was shot on location at West Point, New York.

The same story used for this film was used for the DeMille Company's 1927 movie Dress Parade with William Boyd and Bessie Love.

Reception

Photoplay commented, "Bill Haines' starring vehicle...treats everything in a humorous vein in the beginning, getting many laughs."




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