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What a Night! (1928 film)

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What a Night!
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Directed byA. Edward Sutherland
Written by
Story by
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
CinematographyEdward Cronjager
Edited byDoris Drought
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • December 22, 1928 (1928-12-22)
Running time
60 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

What a Night! is a 1928 American silent romantic comedy film directed by A. Edward Sutherland. The romantic comedy was written by Louise Long, from a story by Lloyd Corrigan and Grover Jones. The film stars Bebe Daniels, Neil Hamilton, and William Austin.[1][2]


Daniels, in her final silent film,[3] plays Dorothy Winston, an heiress who sets out to become a newspaper reporter. When she breaks a big story, she finds herself in peril.[4]


Preservation status

This is one of Bebe Daniels's many lost Paramount films.[5]


  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 published by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  2. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: What a Night at silentera.com
  3. ^ "What a Night (1928)". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
  4. ^ Hall, Mordaunt (December 24, 1928). "Dream of Love (1928) The Screen; Military Academy Students. The Jinx". The New York Times. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
  5. ^ What a Night! at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: Paramount Pictures 1928

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