Fast Life (1929 film)

Fast Life is a 1929 American drama film directed by John Francis Dillon and written by John F. Goodrich. It is based on the 1928 play Fast Life by Samuel Shipman and John B. Hymer. The film stars Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Loretta Young, William Holden, Frank Sheridan, Chester Morris and Ray Hallor. The film was released by Warner Bros. on September 1, 1929.[1][2][3]

Fast Life
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJohn Francis Dillon
Screenplay byJohn F. Goodrich
Based on
Fast Life
  • Samuel Shipman
  • John B. Hymer
StarringDouglas Fairbanks Jr.
Loretta Young
William Holden
Frank Sheridan
Chester Morris
Ray Hallor
CinematographyFaxon M. Dean
Edited byRalph Holt
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • September 1, 1929 (1929-09-01)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States


A man is tried and convicted for the murder of a man who flirted with his wife and sentenced to death However, it turns out that he is innocent of the murder and that the real killer has close ties to a powerful politician.



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