The Time, the Place and the Girl (1929 film)

The Time, the Place and the Girl is a 1929 American black-and-white musical film directed by Howard Bretherton and starring Grant Withers and Betty Compson. It is based on the 1907 musical play of the same name.[1] It is not related to the 1946 musical film of The Time, the Place and the Girl.

The Time, the Place and the Girl
theatrical release poster
Directed byHoward Bretherton
Written byRobert Lord
De Leon Anthony (titles)
Based onThe Time, the Place, and the Girl
by Frank R. Adams
William M. Hough
Joseph E. Howard
StarringGrant Withers
Betty Compson
Music byAlois Reiser
CinematographyJohn Stumar
Edited byJack Killifer
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • July 8, 1929 (1929-07-08)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States

Since the 1970s, the film has been considered lost,[2] with only its soundtrack remaining. [3]



  • "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now"
Written by Joseph E. Howard and Harold Orlob
Lyrics by William M. Hough and Frank R. Adams
  • "Collegiate"
Written by Moe Jaffe and Nat Bonx
  • "Collegiana"
Written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields
  • "Doin' the Raccoon"
Written by Raymond Klages, J. Fred Coots and Herb Magidson
  • "Fashionette"
Written by Robert King and Jack Glogau
  • "Jack and Jill"
Written Larry Spier and Sam Coslow
  • "How Many Times"
Written by Irving Berlin
  • "Everything I Do I Do For You"
Written by Al Sherman
  • "If You Could Care"
Written by E. Ray Goetz, Arthur Wimperis and Herman Darewski

See also


  1. The Broadway League. "The Time, the Place and the Girl â€" Broadway Musical â€" Original". IBDB. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  2. "Lost Film Files - Warner".
  3. "filmbrary.html". March 22, 2016. Archived from the original on March 22, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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