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Alibi
Directed by Roland West
Produced by Roland West
Written by Elaine S. Carrington
Starring Chester Morris
Mae Busch
Distributed by United Artists
Release date(s) April 20, 1929
Running time 90 minutes
Language English
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Alibi is a 1929 film written by Elaine S. Carrington, J.C. Nugent, C. Gardner Sullivan, Roland West and John Griffith Wray from the stage play, Nightstick, by Carrington, Nugent and Wray. The film was directed by Roland West. Alternate titles for the film include The Perfect Alibi and Nightstick. Image File history File links Alibi-Movie. ... Roland West (20 February 1885 – 31 March 1952) was a Hollywood director known for his innovative film noir movies of the 1920s. ... Roland West (20 February 1885 – 31 March 1952) was a Hollywood director known for his innovative film noir movies of the 1920s. ... Chester Morris John Chester Brooks Morris (February 16, 1901 - September 11, 1970) was an American actor. ... Mae Busch (June 18, 1891 - April 19, 1946) early American actress who worked in both silent and sound films. ... The current United Artists logo (a variant was used during the 1980s). ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... In most litigation under the common law adversarial system the defendant, perhaps with the assistance of counsel, may allege or present defenses (or defences) in order to avoid liability, civil or criminal. ... See also: 1928 in film 1929 1930 in film 1920s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events The days of the silent film were numbered. ... Roland West (20 February 1885 – 31 March 1952) was a Hollywood director known for his innovative film noir movies of the 1920s. ... A stage play is a dramatic work intended for performance before a live audience, or a performance of such a work. ... Roland West (20 February 1885 – 31 March 1952) was a Hollywood director known for his innovative film noir movies of the 1920s. ...


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. Chester Morris John Chester Brooks Morris (February 16, 1901 - September 11, 1970) was an American actor. ... Harry Clement Stubbs (May 30, 1922 - October 29, 2003), better known by the pen name Hal Clement, was an American science fiction writer, a leader of the subgenre hard science fiction. ... Mae Busch (June 18, 1891 - April 19, 1946) early American actress who worked in both silent and sound films. ...


The film was nominated for three Academy Awards, including one for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Chester Morris), Best Art Direction and Best Picture. The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures. ... // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ...


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