The Port of Missing Girls (1928)

75 mins | Melodrama | March 1928

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
18 Mar 1928.
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New York Times
31 Jul 1928
p. 13.
Variety
1 Aug 1928
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
March 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Brenda Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
4 February 1928
Copyright Number:
LP24954
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
75
Length(in feet):
7,250
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Neglected by her moneyed parents and disillusioned with her boyfriend (Buddie Larkins, a bootlegger and philanderer), aspiring vocalist Ruth King joins a school for stage and fancy dancing, thus playing into the hand of DeLeon, its owner, who encourages students to live on the premises hoping to lure them into compromising situations. Buddie delivers a liquor order to the school hotel and discovers Ruth there. King, a lawyer, learns that DeLeon is responsible for the suicide of the daughter of one of his clients, Mrs. Blane. He and Buddie effect DeLeon's arrest and bring Ruth back ... +


Neglected by her moneyed parents and disillusioned with her boyfriend (Buddie Larkins, a bootlegger and philanderer), aspiring vocalist Ruth King joins a school for stage and fancy dancing, thus playing into the hand of DeLeon, its owner, who encourages students to live on the premises hoping to lure them into compromising situations. Buddie delivers a liquor order to the school hotel and discovers Ruth there. King, a lawyer, learns that DeLeon is responsible for the suicide of the daughter of one of his clients, Mrs. Blane. He and Buddie effect DeLeon's arrest and bring Ruth back home. +

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