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The Noose (1928)

A crook's ex-wife marries the state's governor, and the crook sees an opportunity to make some money by threatening to expose his wife's past if the governor doesn't pay him off. The ... See full summary »

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Garrett Graham (titles), Willard Mack (play) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Barthelmess ... Nickie Elkins
Montagu Love ... Buck Gordon
Robert Emmett O'Connor ... Jim Conley (as Robert E. O'Connor)
Jay Eaton ... Tommy
Lina Basquette ... Dot
Thelma Todd ... Phyllis
Ed Brady ... Seth McMillan)
Fred Warren Fred Warren ... Dave - Pianist
Alice Joyce ... Mrs. Bancroft
Will Walling ... Warden (as William Walling)
Robert T. Haines Robert T. Haines ... Governor
Ernest Hilliard Ernest Hilliard ... Craig
Emile Chautard ... Priest
Romaine Fielding ... Judge
Yola d'Avril ... Cabaret Girl
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Storyline

A crook's ex-wife marries the state's governor, and the crook sees an opportunity to make some money by threatening to expose his wife's past if the governor doesn't pay him off. The crook's son, who is also a criminal, doesn't want to see his mother disgraced and determines to stop his father, but things don't turn out the way he planned. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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hijack | melodrama | based on play | See All (3) »

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Broadway---the blare of the cabarets---the intrigue of the bootleg kings---gunmen and gangsmen---and between them all a boy who killed in the name of justice---and was willing to die in the name of his mother's honor. See more »

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Nacht ohne Hoffnung See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Dot, the chorus girl, was written for Barbara Stanwyck, who originated the part on Broadway. Lina Basquette, who plays Dot in this film, later wrote in her autobiography that she was shocked that Stanwyck had not been brought in to reprise her star-making role. See more »

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Remade as I'd Give My Life (1936) See more »

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