Peacock Alley (1930)

Romance | 10 January 1930

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Although Mae Murray also starred in a 1922 Tiffany production entitled Peacock Alley (See Entry), that film, which was directed by Robert Z. Leonard, is otherwise unrelated to the 1930 ... More Less

Although Mae Murray also starred in a 1922 Tiffany production entitled Peacock Alley (See Entry), that film, which was directed by Robert Z. Leonard, is otherwise unrelated to the 1930 film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
9 Feb 1930.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
10 January 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
25 November 1929
Copyright Number:
LP990
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black & white with color sequences
Technicolor
Length(in feet):
6,060
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Chorus girl Claire Tree, who has long been in love with Clayton, local millionaire, meets him at the Peacock Alley Hotel in New York. When he again refuses to marry her, she announces that she is marrying Jim Bradbury, her girlhood sweetheart from Texas. Jim, an ambitious young attorney, arrives and they are married; but when he forgets to sign her into the hotel, Dugan, the house detective, orders them from Jim's room, insisting that Claire spent the previous night there with another man. Jim insists on confronting Clayton; but Claire is indignant that he has so little faith in her, and he finally leaves her. Disillusioned, Claire plunges into a new show, but on her opening night Clayton affirms that he now believes in marriage, and Claire accepts ... +


Chorus girl Claire Tree, who has long been in love with Clayton, local millionaire, meets him at the Peacock Alley Hotel in New York. When he again refuses to marry her, she announces that she is marrying Jim Bradbury, her girlhood sweetheart from Texas. Jim, an ambitious young attorney, arrives and they are married; but when he forgets to sign her into the hotel, Dugan, the house detective, orders them from Jim's room, insisting that Claire spent the previous night there with another man. Jim insists on confronting Clayton; but Claire is indignant that he has so little faith in her, and he finally leaves her. Disillusioned, Claire plunges into a new show, but on her opening night Clayton affirms that he now believes in marriage, and Claire accepts him. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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