Sunny Skies (film)

Sunny Skies is a 1930 American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Norman Taurog, starring Benny Rubin and Marceline Day and produced by Tiffany Pictures.[1] It is notable for a same-sex romantic subplot, involving a young man's tragically unrequited love for his football hero roommate.[2]

Sunny Skies
Directed byNorman Taurog
Written byA. P. Younger (story)
Earle Snell (continuity)
StarringBenny Rubin
Marceline Day
Music byWill Jason
Val Burton
Al Short
CinematographyArthur Reeves
Edited byClarence Kolster
Distributed byTiffany Pictures
Release date
May 18, 1930
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States


Preservation status

The film is preserved at the Library of Congress,[3] and is available from the Alpha Video label and can be viewed online at Internet Archive.


  1. Sunny Skies details,; accessed September 13, 2015.
  2. Sunny Skies, a Lost Gay Classic from 1930,; accessed May 28, 2018.
  3. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress p.177 c.1978 by The American Film Institute
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