The story takes place at a downtown dance hall in which Duke Taylor is the band leader, Gloria Bishop the singer, Floyd Stevens the saxophonist and Louie Brooks a local gangster and regular patron. Gloria has a "past" with both Duke and Louie but as the film opens is falling for Floyd. Floyd is steady and true but Hall & Floyd - Sunrise not be if he knew more about her romantic history.
Duke thinks Gloria is not good enough for Floyd Bring It On - Big Bub - Timeless he treats as a brother.
Louie is interested in having her back but not as much as he wants to rob premises upstairs from the dance hall. Floyd proposes to Gloria; she accepts but is worried about her past and puts him off.
Duke manoeuvres him out of town for a few months and sets about luring Gloria back to him to expose her shallow nature. The ploy fails because he starts to fall in love with her as well. In the meantime the robbery takes place off screen and Louie kills someone but isn't caught. Floyd comes back and after a rapid sequence of misunderstandings and the arrival of the police looking for Louie everything works out nicely.
Herman J. Karl Struss was the co-cinematographer with Charles Rosher for F. Murnau 's Sunrise Both Mankiewicz and Struss each won the Academy Award for their work on these films. George Hall & Floyd - Sunrisebilled sixth, was listed much lower in the cast than the size of his role indicated because he was at the dawn of his career.
His part was as large as any of the other players except for Hopkins and arguably Oakie. The same thing had happened to Raft previously in his earlier film Quick Millionsa gangster vehicle starring Spencer Tracyin which Raft's role was extremely large and colorful, even featuring some dancing.
James Ashmore Creelman play Herman J. This s drama film-related article is Tell Me Man Blues - Various - Really! The Country Blues 1927-1933 stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
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