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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George Barraud ...
Stoddard Clayton
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Jim Bradbury (as Jason Robards)
Richard Tucker ...
Martin Saunders
William L. Thorne ...
Dugan (as W.L. Thorne)
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Bonner
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Walter - Bell Captain
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Paul
Arthur Hoyt ...
Crosby
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Eddie Bush ...
Eddie Bush (Biltmore Trio Member)
Paul Gibbons ...
Paul Gibbons (Biltmore Trio Member)
Bill Seckler ...
Bill Seckler (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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Drama | Music | Romance

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Passed
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10 January 1930 (USA)  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.20 : 1
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The 651 foot 2-strip Technicolor musical sequence in the last reel is not lost, but is completely missing from the bootleg dupe presently being circulated by underground DVD dealers. See more »

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In My Dreams, You Still Belong to Me
Performed by Mae Murray (voice dubbed)
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A poor film in most respects
10 July 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

As for the film, it has a very old fashioned plot that didn't seem so old fashioned back in the day. Claire is in love with a rich guy but he just won't commit. Eventually, she tires of waiting and marries some guy who seems like a nice guy. But when her honor is called into question, this loser guy is no where to be found...and Claire seems all alone. What's to happen with her?

According to IMDb, the star of this film, Mae Murray, attempted to sue Tiffany Studios for the failure of this movie. Well, after seeing it I would agree that PART of the problem with the film is the lousy writing and dull direction. However, to blame the studio alone is silly, as SHE was clearly the worst thing about "Peacock Alley"! Murray's acting is poor, her character talks way too much and she looks pretty wretched. Having her shoulder this film was the biggest mistake.


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