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The Right to Love (1930)

A woman becomes estranged from her daughter when the girl learns that she is illegitimate.

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Brooks Evans / Naomi Kellogg
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Eric
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Joe Copeland
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Caleb Evans
Louise Mackintosh ...
Mrs. Copeland
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William Kellogg
Veda Buckland ...
Mrs. Kellogg
Robert Parrish ...
Willie
Lillian West ...
Martha
Edna West ...
Mrs. Waite
Ruth Lyons ...
Alice
George Baxter ...
Tony
William Stack ...
Dr. Fowler
George C. Pearce ...
Dr. Scudder (as George Pearce)
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A woman becomes estranged from her daughter when the girl learns that she is illegitimate.

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27 December 1930 (USA)  »

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O Direito de Amar  »

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1.20 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package and may have never been televised. See more »

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Exists in an incomplete state at UCLA
31 July 2002 | by (Putney, VT) – See all my reviews

THE RIGHT TO LOVE was a most popular vehicle for star, Ruth Chatterton, but has since almost disappeared from view. The only copy known to exist is missing one reel and is housed at UCLA. This is a preservation print and is not available to the general public for viewing.


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