Melody Lane (1929)

Passed | | Drama, Musical | October 1929 (USA)
A songwriter leaves his chorus girl sweetheart to join the US Army in WWI. In France he falls in love with French singer Madelon. He is crippled in action. Back in the States, his girl ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert F. Hill (as Robert Hill)

Writers:

Jo Swerling (play), Robert F. Hill (adaptation) (as Robert Hill) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Eddie Leonard Eddie Leonard ... Des Dupree
Josephine Dunn ... Dolores Dupree
Huntley Gordon ... Rinaldi (as Huntly Gordon)
George E. Stone ... Danny
Rose Coe Rose Coe ... Constance Dupree
Jane La Verne Jane La Verne ... Mrs. Dupree
Blanche Carter Blanche Carter ... Nurse
Jake Kern Jake Kern ... Orchestra Leader
Monte Carter Monte Carter ... Stage Manager
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Storyline

A songwriter leaves his chorus girl sweetheart to join the US Army in WWI. In France he falls in love with French singer Madelon. He is crippled in action. Back in the States, his girl friend there leaves him. But Madelon can't forget him and comes to the USA to work there as singer. Per chance she meets the songwriter, and he is cured. Singing one of his love songs, he knows that he has found the right girl. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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The surging story of two stage folk, one of whom climbed to dizzy heights, the other of whom reached the depths - and fought back. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Musical

Certificate:

Passed
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Trivia

An incomplete Nitrate print of the silent version of this film is held in the Library of Congress film vaults. The print is missing reel 4 of the total of 6 reels. (The silent version, with many of the musical numbers cut or shortened, ran 6 reels, while the sound version was 8 reels). See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful
Words and Music by Eddie Leonard, Grace Stern, and Jack Stern
Copyright 1929 by Irving Berlin Inc.
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harmony Lane See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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