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Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1930)

Passed  -  Musical | Romance  -  5 September 1930 (USA)
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Kitty Bellairs, a flirtatious young woman of 18th Century England, cuts a swath of broken hearts and romantic conquests as she visits a resort with her sister.

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Complete credited cast:
Claudia Dell ...
Sweet Kitty Bellairs
Ernest Torrence ...
Sir Jasper Standish
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Lord Varney
Perry Askam ...
Capt. O'Hara
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Julia
Lionel Belmore ...
Colonel Villiers
Arthur Edmund Carewe ...
Capt. Spicer
Douglas Gerrard ...
Tom Stafford
Flora Finch ...
Gossip
Christiane Yves ...
Lydia
Tom Ricketts ...
Rheumatic Old Man
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Kitty Bellairs, a flirtatious young woman of 18th Century England, cuts a swath of broken hearts and romantic conquests as she visits a resort with her sister. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A nitrate print of this film survives in the UCLA Film and Television Archives and is not listed for Preservation. See more »

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Version of Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1916) See more »

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Peggy's Leg
(1930) (uncredited)
Written by Walter O'Keefe and Robert Emmett Dolan (as Bobby Dolan)
Performed by Walter Pigeon, Ernest Torrence, Perry Askam, Lionel Belmore, Edgar Norton, Arthur Edmund Carewe and Douglas Gerrard
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Charming Bit of Froth
27 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A musical mix-up of identities, duels, and love, SWEET KITTY BELLAIRS takes place in the English city of Bath in 1793. The plot involves jealous lovers, intrigues, a highwayman, and masks as Kitty (Claudia Dell) tries to unscramble a few mysteries and win a shy lord (Walter Pidgeon). Amazingly this fluff comes from hard-boiled Warner Brothers.

Not a bad film at all, this one simply got lost in the glut of musicals in the early talkie period. Originally shot in Technicolor, this film survives only in B&W and was one of many "operettas" to get released after the success of RIO RITA.

Dell is very pretty but has only a so-so singing voice. Pidgeon seems oddly cast but handles the songs well. Ernest Torrence is a surprise as the blustering husband. June Collyer plays Julia. Flora Finch plays the old gossip. Lionel Belmore, Tom Ricketts, and Arthur Edmund Carewe also co-star.

A highlight is the ribald song "Peggy's Leg."


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