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Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Jack Cameron View All


Rouben Mamoulian (Director), Beth Brown (Story) View All

Release: Oct. 7th, 1929
Runtime: 1 hour, 20 minutes
This early example of the "backstage" musical genre tells the story of Kitty Darling, a fading burlesque star who tries to save her convent-educated daughter April from following in Mom's footsteps.
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In terms of acting some of the supporting cast are a little weak but the romance between April and Tony (Joan Peers and Henry Wadsworth) is quite nicely played whilst Helen Morgan holds proceedings together very nicely with her central portrayal of a character of which sadly her real life gave her a....


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