The Rescue
Directed byHerbert Brenon
Ray Lissner (assistant)
Written byElizabeth Meehan
Joseph Conrad (novel)
Produced bySamuel Goldwyn
StarringRonald Colman
Lili Damita
CinematographyGeorge Barnes
Joseph F. Biroc
James Wong Howe
Edited byHarry H. Caldwell
Marie Halvey
Katherine Hilliker
Music byHugo Riesenfeld
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • January 12, 1929 (1929-01-12)
Running time
96 min. (sound)
7910 ft. (silent)
CountryUnited States

The Rescue is a 1929 American sound pre-Code romantic adventure film directed by Herbert Brenon, and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. While the film has no audible dialog, it was released with a synchronized musical score with sound effects using both the sound-on-disc and sound-on-film process. The screenplay was written by Elizabeth Meehan, based on the 1920 novel by Joseph Conrad. The music score is by Hugo Riesenfeld. The film stars Ronald Colman and Lili Damita.



The musical score featured in the film was composed by Hugo Riesenfeld.

Preservation status

An incomplete print, missing one reel, is in the collection of the George Eastman House film archive.[1]

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