Director:

Robert Z. Leonard

Cinematographer:

John Arnold

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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HISTORY

The 8 Nov 1925 FD reported that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer changed the title of A Little Bit of Broadway to Bright Lights. ... More Less

The 8 Nov 1925 FD reported that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer changed the title of A Little Bit of Broadway to Bright Lights. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
28 Nov 1925
p. 33.
Film Daily
8 Nov 1925
p. 8.
Film Daily
22 Nov 1925.
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New York Times
18 Nov 1925
p. 27.
Variety
18 Nov 1925
p. 44.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Adpt for the scr by
Adpt for the scr by
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATORS
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "A Little Bit of Broadway" by Richard Edward Connell in Liberty (6 Sep--27 Sep 1924).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
A Little Bit of Broadway
Release Date:
29 November 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 15 November 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Copyright Date:
1 December 1925
Copyright Number:
LP22058
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,153
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Tired of the Great White Way "that $ jack $ built," cabaret girl Patsy Delaney goes home to her mother on the farm. A romance develops between Patsy and Tom Corbin, a wholesome country lad. Tom feels acutely his lack of manners in comparison to those of Patsy's friends, and he imitates the style of a well-dressed loafer with disastrous results for their relationship. Patsy's friend puts Tom wise, and he goes back to his former ways and regains her ... +


Tired of the Great White Way "that $ jack $ built," cabaret girl Patsy Delaney goes home to her mother on the farm. A romance develops between Patsy and Tom Corbin, a wholesome country lad. Tom feels acutely his lack of manners in comparison to those of Patsy's friends, and he imitates the style of a well-dressed loafer with disastrous results for their relationship. Patsy's friend puts Tom wise, and he goes back to his former ways and regains her love. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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