A German pianist is going to break up with his unfaithful wife, when he receives the message that his favourite stepchild has died.

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Stephen Trombolt
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Karen
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Brigitte
Harry Myers ...
Bruno Heim
Sarah Padden ...
Anna
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Doctor
Blanche Friderici ...
Stephen Trombolt's housekeeper (as Blanche Frederici)
Wally Albright ...
Wulle-Wulle (as Wally Albright Jr.)
Carmencita Johnson ...
Lottie as a child
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Lottie (as Anita Fremault)
Dietrich Haupt ...
Kurt as a child
Ullrich Haupt ...
Kurt
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A German pianist is going to break up with his unfaithful wife, when he receives the message that his favourite stepchild has died.

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13 July 1929 (USA)  »

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El poder de una mujer  »

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(Western Electric Sound System) (talking sequences)|

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1.37 : 1
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At Close Of Day
Words and Music by Fred Fisher and Martin Broones
Copyright 1929 by Robbins Music Corp.
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Part-talkie MGM feature is among the lost.
31 July 2002 | by (Putney, VT) – See all my reviews

This is a part-talkie and one of the few MGM films to be among the lost. There is an unconfirmed rumor that it exists on laserdisc at UCLA. There are seven sound reels extant (#3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11), preserved from the vitaphone discs that accompanied the film. It was nominated for an Oscar for Screenplay.


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