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|River of Romance|
|Directed by||Richard Wallace|
|Screenplay by||Ethel Doherty|
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
John V.A. Weaver
|Starring||Charles 'Buddy' Rogers|
Henry B. Walthall
|Music by||Karl Hajos|
|Edited by||Alyson Shaffer|
Christie Film Company
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
River of Romance is a 1929 American drama film directed by Richard Wallace and written by Ethel Doherty, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Dan Totheroh and John V.A. Weaver. The film stars Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Mary Brian, June Collyer, Henry B. Walthall, Wallace Beery, Fred Kohler and Natalie Kingston. It is based on the play Magnolia by Booth Tarkington. The film was released on June 29, 1929, by Paramount Pictures.
In 1830s Mississippi, Tom Rumsford (Charles "Buddy" Rogers) comes back to Magnolia Landing, his Parents' estate. Having been brought up in the north by Quaker relatives, he just hates violence and accordingly refuses a duel. As this is the only way in the south to settle a dispute between gentleman, Tom's father is so infuriated by his behavior that tom has no other choice but leave. Away from Magnolia Landing, Tom learns bravery and returns seven years later as "the notorious Colonel Blake" the terror of the Lower Mississippi...
- Charles 'Buddy' Rogers as Tom Rumford
- Mary Brian as Lucy Jeffers
- June Collyer as Elvira Jeffers
- Henry B. Walthall as General Jeff Rumford
- Wallace Beery as General Orlando Jackson
- Fred Kohler as Captain Blackie
- Natalie Kingston as Mexico
- Walter McGrail as Major Patterson
- Anderson Lawler as Joe Patterson
- Percy Haswell as Madame Rumford
- George H. Reed as Rumbo
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