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Peacock Alley (1930)

Passed  -  Drama | Music | Romance  -  10 January 1930 (USA)
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Claire Tree is a singer/dancer who goes after what she wants in a straight-forward, no-nonsense manner, so when she finds herself in the New York City hotel-suite, in fashionable Peacock ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Claire Tree
George Barraud ...
Stoddard Clayton
Jason Robards Sr. ...
Jim Bradbury (as Jason Robards)
Richard Tucker ...
Martin Saunders
William L. Thorne ...
Dugan (as W.L. Thorne)
Phillips Smalley ...
Bonner
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Walter - Bell Captain
E.H. Calvert ...
Paul
Arthur Hoyt ...
Crosby
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Eddie Bush ...
Himself (Biltmore Trio Member)
Paul Gibbons ...
Himself (Biltmore Trio Member)
Bill Seckler ...
Himself (Biltmore Trio Member)
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Claire Tree is a singer/dancer who goes after what she wants in a straight-forward, no-nonsense manner, so when she finds herself in the New York City hotel-suite, in fashionable Peacock Alley, of Stoddard Channing, she wastes no time. Claire wants to get married. But, Stoddard, whom she cares for very much, has several proposals directed at her, none of which sound remotely like a marriage proposal; Claire tells him, in her straight-forward, no-nonsense manner that she wants to get married because, in her words: "I'm running away from the doubts and uncertainty and problems of a woman who isn't married." Stoddard thinks that nuptial bonds is a stupid old-fashioned tradition and fatal to romance. She says any man who says that is lying, and when she departs his suite at the crack of dawn, she seems convinced Stoddard indeed believes what he said he believed. But Claire has another option awaiting her...a Texan from home, and she promptly accepts his marriage proposal. But the house ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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NEW TRIUMPHS FOR THE SCREEN'S MOST DISTINGUISHED PERSONALITY! (original poster - all caps) See more »

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Drama | Music | Romance

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.20 : 1
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Mae Murray attempted to sue Tiffany Productions for $1,750,000, alleging that the technical incompetence of the crew had damaged her career. See more »

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Featured in Hooray for Hollywood (1975) See more »

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In My Dreams, You Still Belong to Me
Performed by Mae Murray (voice dubbed)
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The star with the bee stung lips
25 May 2005 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I had long waited to see this early talkie curiosity.However the copy that i purchased had 10 minutes missing,which unfortunately included the musical number.I have seen part of this number before and it has to be one of the worst numbers ever performed.The story is rather dated.As for Murrays performance whilst it isn't very good neither is it very bad.What is noticeable is the fact that she is rather overweight with a rather pronounced double chin.Given the fact that she had rather foolishly left MGM and lands up at an independent she probably felt that her career had run its course as she only made another couple of films after this.


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