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Romance of the Underworld (1928)

When a gangster's speakeasy is raided by the police, one of the people picked up is the gangster's pretty young girlfriend. A kind-hearted cop takes pity on her and helps her get out of ... See full summary »

Director:

Irving Cummings

Writers:

Paul Armstrong (play), Douglas Z. Doty (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mary Astor ... Judith Andrews
Ben Bard ... Derby Dan Manning
Robert Elliott ... Edwin Burke
John Boles ... Stephen Ransome
Oscar Apfel ... Champagne Joe
Helen Lynch ... Blondie Nell
William H. Tooker William H. Tooker ... Asa Jenks
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When a gangster's speakeasy is raided by the police, one of the people picked up is the gangster's pretty young girlfriend. A kind-hearted cop takes pity on her and helps her get out of that life. While waitressing to earn money for college, she meets a wealthy and handsome young man and they fall in love--but he doesn't know about her somewhat shady past and her relationship with the gangster. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The story of a speakeasy hostess who breaks away from her sordid life and through courage and faith wins happiness as a wife. (Print ad- The Angola Record, ((Angola, NY)) 21 February 1929)

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

11 November 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Romance and Bright Lights See more »

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Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (musical score and sound effects)| Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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