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Darkened Rooms (1929)

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The lead role was originally meant for Gary Cooper, who turned it down because he didn't like the script or director Louis J. Gasnier. He was threatened with suspension by Paramount Pictures, but eventually the studio relented and the role was given to Neil Hamilton. See more »

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Incredibly silly story worth watching if only for the fabulous Evelyn Brent. Neil Hamilton is a photographer hoping to cash in by pretending to be a psychic who can contact dead loved ones. His main target, a society girl, comes off as a completely gullible moron, and Neil Hamilton is hardly a "hero" as a man determined to make it big by being a fraud. You wonder what Evelyn Brent sees in him, and even more so, you wonder how Evelyn Brent stooped so low after her fabulous performances in "Underworld" and "The Last Command".


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