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Our Dancing Daughters (1928)

Passed  -  Drama  -  1 September 1928 (USA)
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A flapper who's secretly a good girl and a gold digging floozy masquerading as an ingénue both vie for the hand of a millionaire.

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Cast

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Diana Medford
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Ben Blaine (as John Mack Brown)
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Norman
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Beatrice
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Ann
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Ann's Mother
Edward J. Nugent ...
Freddie (as Edward Nugent)
Dorothy Cumming ...
Diana's Mother
Huntley Gordon ...
Diana's Father (as Huntly Gordon)
Evelyn Hall ...
Freddie's Mother
Sam De Grasse ...
Freddie's Father (as Sam de Grasse)
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Storyline

Diana is outwardly the hit of the party but inwardly virtuous and idealistic. Her friend Ann is thoroughly selfish and amoral. Both are attracted to Ben Black, soon-to-be millionaire. He takes Diana's flirtations with other boys as a sign of disinterest in him and marries Ann. Big mistake. Ben and Diana begin to realize their true love for each other and plan a new life together as drunken Ann falls down the stairs to her death. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Release Date:

1 September 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dansende Ungdom  »

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Budget:

$173,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Turner library print) | (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System) (musical score and sound effects)|

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Cedric Gibbons' sets are one of the earliest examples of Art Deco decor on film. See more »

Quotes

Bandleader: Come on, Miss Diane, strut your stuff!
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Soundtracks

Lonely Little Bluebird
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Written by Harry M. Woods
Sung by an offscreen tenor as Beatrice and Norman neck
Reprised by an offscreen woman after Norman angrily leaves his house
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The movie that made Joan Crawford
4 September 2000 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

Great Roaring 20's silent melodrama that made Joan Crawford a household name. She plays a wild flapper who falls in love with millionaire Brown, but looses him to another woman Page. Sounds typical, but it is a must see for film buffs and Crawford fans. Packed with party scenes, gin, and Charlestons. Contains crowd noises and sound effects.


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