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One Romantic Night (1930)

A scheming mother wishes to make a succesful match between her daughter and a prince, yet another man, a commoner, may stand in the way.

Director:

Paul L. Stein

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Maxwell Anderson (adaptation), Melville Baker (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Lillian Gish ... Princess Alexandra
Rod La Rocque ... Prince Albert
Conrad Nagel ... Dr. Nicholas Haller
Marie Dressler ... Princess Beatrice
O.P. Heggie ... Father Benedict
Albert Conti ... Count Lutzen
Edgar Norton ... Colonel Wunderlich
Billie Bennett Billie Bennett ... Princess Symphorosa
Philippe De Lacy ... Prince George
Byron Sage ... Prince Arsene
Barbara Leonard ... Mitzi
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A scheming mother wishes to make a succesful match between her daughter and a prince, yet another man, a commoner, may stand in the way.

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a Challenge to All Lovers

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Swan See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (MovieTone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

This film is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-1946. Because of poor documentation (feature films were often not identified by title in conventional sources) no record has yet been found of its initial television broadcast. It's earliest documented telecasts took place in New York City Wednesday 13 July 1949 on WJZ (Channel 7) and in Philadelphia Saturday 31 December 1949 on WCAU (Channel 10). See more »

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Version of The Swan (1956) See more »

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Enjoyable Film But...
13 January 2012 | by shuquil73See all my reviews

I found this movie very enjoyable . I didn't Lillian Gish was best for the part but she played it well...her facial expressions and eyes are the most interesting thing to watch in the film . Marie Dressler is usually a very good actress but doesn't fit the role well either ; maybe no one in the film does , but it's a pleasant watch anyway . La Rocque was weak ; Nagel was his handsome self but better suited with Garbo...O.P. Heggie was his usual delight . I would recommend this film .... one question : why does it go by two different titles ? I think the title of The Swan sounds much more interesting..."One Romantic Night" seems rather tripe ...... beautiful early talkie sound/picture quality


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