Main alcoholGin DrinkwareCocktail glass CountryUnited States
DirectorHarry dAbbadie dArrast Standard garnishOlive, Lemon twist Duration LanguageEnglish
Release dateOctober 7, 1928 (1928-10-07) Ingredients1/2 oz (1 part) Dry vermouth, 3 oz (6 parts) Gin PreparationStraight: Pour all ingredients into mixing glass with ice cubes. Stir well. Strain in chilled martini cocktail glass. Squeeze oil from lemon peel onto the drink, or garnish with olive. ServedStraight (or on the rocks)
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Dry Martini is a 1928 film comedy produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation starring Mary Astor and Matt Moore. The Movietone sound system was used for music and sound effects but otherwise it is a silent film. A silent version was also made. Samuel L. Rothafel also contributed music for the film. It was adapted from the novel Dry Martini: a Gentleman Turns to Love by John Thomas. Ray Flynn was an assistant director.
Wealthy divorced American Willoughby Quimby has been living in Paris, France for ten years when he learns his adult daughter Elizabeth is coming to visit. He has been living the high life full of wine and women but decides to forego both during her stay. Elizabeth gets bored with him so she begins seeing rakish artist Paul De Launay. Quimby's young pal Freddie Fletcher saves Elizabeth from the clutches of de Launay in the nick of time. After Elizabeth's marriage to Freddie her father returns to his wanton ways.