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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 ...
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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My Love, I'll Be Waiting for You
(1930) (uncredited)
Written by Walter O'Keefe and Robert Emmett Dolan (as Bobby Dolan)
Performed by Walter Pidgeon; reprised by Claudia Dell and Walter Pidgeon
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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Amber
19 August 2010 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Claudia Dell gets a star build-up in this one and although the camera clearly loves her, particularly in mid length profile, this whole movie of an adventuress in the city of Bath is so miscalculated that it is occasionally embarrassing. The performances are pitched for the stage, rather than the movie screen and while this style of light opera might have suited Offenbach and Gilbert & Sullivan, by this period, the only other extant examples are those moments in Marx Brothers movies when Groucho sings "I want my Shirt" to something from CARMEN and occasional revivals of THE STUDENT PRINCE. The best version of that is a silent movie.

The whole thing is interestingly shot to look like a Hogarth series and if the music is rarely distinguished, at least "Peggy's Leg" has a little antiquated ribaldry about it. It is fascinating to see Walter Pidgeon as a young man and Miss Dell is lovely. She is reputed to be the model for the Columbia Pictures torch lady.

However, the story is that there was such a glut of poor movie musicals in 1929 and 1930 that the public refused to see them, killing the genre until 1933. Looking at this one, I can believe it.


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