Salute (1929 film)

Salute is a 1929 drama film directed by John Ford and starring George O'Brien, Helen Chandler, William Janney, Stepin Fetchit, and Frank Albertson. It is about the football rivalry of the Army–Navy Game, and two brothers, played by O'Brien and Janney, one of West Point, the other of Annapolis. John Wayne had an uncredited role in the film, as one of three midshipmen who perform a mild hazing.

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Directed byDavid Butler
John Ford
Written byJames Kevin McGuinness
Produced byJohn Ford
StarringGeorge O'Brien
Helen Chandler
Stepin Fetchit
CinematographyJoseph H. August
Edited byAlex Troffey
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • September 1, 1929 (1929-09-01)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film was partly filmed on location at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.


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