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Mary Brennan / Margaret Waring
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A young girl falls in with a gang of criminals. One of their capers is robbing the house of a wealthy socialite who happens to look just like her. In the process of cleaning out the house, the young girl discovers that the socialite is actually her long-lost twin sister. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Emotionally overwhelming in its thrill-packed plot. A drama you'll never forget! (original ad) See more »

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(Turner library print)

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Vitaphone production reels #4151-4159 and #4052 (trailer) See more »

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When Margaret opens the locket and hands it to Mary, it is clearly empty, but the closeup shows a photograph inside. See more »

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rather sweet
4 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Road to Paradise" is a 1930 film starring Loretta Young in a dual role.

Mary Brennan is a lovely young woman who is in with thieves who raised her. One night at a Chinese restaurant, they all spot her lookalike, Margaret Waring, who is very wealthy. The cons decide to go to her house while she's out, using Mary as her double, and rip her off. Of course, things don't go off without a couple of hitches.

This film, even though it's short, seems long as it moves slowly. It's a very early sound movie, and the actors hadn't yet perfected the speech rhythms.

Loretta Young is luminously beautiful - here, she's about 17 years old. She does a wonderful job of differentiating between the two women as well. Worth seeing for her, not much else.


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