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Madam Satan (1930)

Passed  |   |  Musical, Romance, Comedy  |  20 September 1930 (USA)
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Angela and Bob Brooks are an upper class couple. Unfortunately, Bob is an unfaithful husband. But Angela has a plan to win back her husband's affections. An elaborate masquerade ball is to ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Bob Brooks
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Trixie
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Jimmy Wade
Elsa Peterson ...
Martha
Jack King ...
Herman
Eddie Prinz ...
Biff (as Edward Prinz)
Boyd Irwin ...
Captain
Wallace MacDonald ...
First Mate
Tyler Brooke ...
Romeo
Ynez Seabury ...
Babo
Theodore Kosloff ...
Electricity
Julanne Johnston ...
Miss Conning Tower
Martha Sleeper ...
Fish Girl
Doris McMahon ...
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Storyline

Angela and Bob Brooks are an upper class couple. Unfortunately, Bob is an unfaithful husband. But Angela has a plan to win back her husband's affections. An elaborate masquerade ball is to be held aboard a magnificent dirigible. Angela will attend and disguise herself as a mysterious devil woman. Hidden behind her mask, and wrapped in an alluring gown, Angela as the devil woman will to try to seduce her unknowing husband and teach him a lesson. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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20 September 1930 (USA)  »

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Madame Satan  »

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$980,000 (estimated)
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(TCM print)

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(Western Electric Sound System)
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Trivia

Two songs not used in the film: "This Is Love" - music by Herbert Stothart and lyrics by Clifford Grey; and "Satan's Song" - music by Jack King and lyrics by Elsie Janis. See more »

Goofs

Early on at the party, Trixie's feathered costume sustains some damage. Later, none of the feathers are bent. See more »

Quotes

Angela Brooks: Who wants to go to hell with Madam Satan?
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Referenced in Bright Leaves (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

We're Going Somewhere
(1930) (uncredited)
Music by Herbert Stothart
Lyrics by Clifford Grey
Sung by the party guests entering the zeppelin
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Outrageous
6 December 1999 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

Part sex-comedy/part domestic drama/part musical/part fashion parade/part disaster movie - all De Mille!

This is outrageous - you will never see another movie like this one. Struggle through the boring first 45 minutes and you will be amply rewarded. A staggering special effects climax, magnificent costumes by Adrian and absolute decadence by all make this film unforgettable!


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