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Road to Paradise (1930)

 -  Drama  -  20 July 1930 (USA)
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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, ... See full summary »

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Mary Brennan / Margaret Waring
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George Wells
Raymond Hatton ...
Nick
George Barraud ...
Jerry 'The Gent'
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Mrs. Wells
Fred Kelsey ...
Police Officer Casey
Purnell Pratt ...
Police Inspector Updike
Ben Hendricks Jr. ...
Flanagan
Dot Farley ...
Lola
Winter Hall ...
Brewster - the Butler
Georgette Rhodes ...
Yvonne - the French Maid
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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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AT LAST - A NEW ANGLE TO A MOVIE PLOT! (original poster - all caps) See more »

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20 July 1930 (USA)  »

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(Turner library print)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The play, "Cornered." opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 8 December 1920 and closed in April 1921 after 143 performances. The opening night cast included Madge Kennedy in the lead. 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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28 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Road to Paradise (1930)

** (out of 4)

Incredibly far fetched drama about a young woman (Loretta Young) who helps two criminals rob from her look alike. This is certainly a film you'd have to see to believe because the story is so far fetched that you can never take it serious. The screenwriter made the mistake of making this a drama when it probably would have worked better as a screwball comedy. The ending is so out there you can't help but laugh when it's supposed to be dramatic. Young gives a good performance in her duel role but the rest of the cast is pretty dull. Directed by William Beaudine.


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