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The Noose (1928)

 |  Drama  |  29 January 1928 (USA)
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A crook's ex-wife marries the state's governor, and the crook sees an opportunity to make some money by threatening to expose his wife's past if the governor doesn't pay him off. The ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Montagu Love ...
Robert Emmett O'Connor ...
Jim Conley (as Robert E. O'Connor)
Jay Eaton ...
Tommy
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Dot
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Phyllis
Ed Brady ...
Seth McMillan)
Fred Warren ...
Dave - Pianist
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Mrs. Bancroft
Will Walling ...
Warden (as William Walling)
Robert T. Haines ...
Governor
Ernest Hilliard ...
Craig
Emile Chautard ...
Priest
Romaine Fielding ...
Judge
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Cabaret Girl
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A crook's ex-wife marries the state's governor, and the crook sees an opportunity to make some money by threatening to expose his wife's past if the governor doesn't pay him off. The crook's son, who is also a criminal, doesn't want to see his mother disgraced and determines to stop his father, but things don't turn out the way he planned. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Broadway---the blare of the cabarets---the intrigue of the bootleg kings---gunmen and gangsmen---and between them all a boy who killed in the name of justice---and was willing to die in the name of his mother's honor. See more »

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29 January 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Nacht ohne Hoffnung  »

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The role of Dot, the chorus girl, was written for Barbara Stanwyck, who originated the part on Broadway. Lina Basquette, who plays Dot in this film, later wrote in her autobiography that she was shocked that Stanwyck had not been brought in to reprise her star-making role. See more »

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Remade as I'd Give My Life (1936) See more »

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Effective silent adaptation of prison drama.

There is not much to say about this relatively short late silent. It is an adaptation of a play and is somewhat stagey. It has been many years since I managed to see it - it exists as an archive print minus the main title at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. It had an effective use of lighting and contains a strong performance by matinee idol, Richard Barthelmess, which garnered an Academy Award nomination. The plot did not impress enough to remain in my memory. A curio, at best.


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