1929. USA. Rouben Mamoulian. 80 min.
Saturday, October 11, 2008, 6:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1929. USA. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. From the novel by Beth Brown. With Helen Morgan, Joan Peers. A fading burlesque star hopes for better things for her daughter, but life gets in the way. Rouben Mamoulian energizes a familiar backstage melodrama through his innovative use of the nascent sound-recording technology at Paramount's Astoria studio. 80 min.
In the Film exhibition Hollywood on the Hudson: Filmmaking in New York, 1920–39
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