A Dangerous Woman (1929)

80 mins | Melodrama | 18 May 1929

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HISTORY

The working title of the film was The Woman Who Needed Killing ... More Less

The working title of the film was The Woman Who Needed Killing . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
26 May.
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New York Times
20 May 1929
p. 22.
Variety
22 May 1929
p. 16.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Addl dir
PRODUCER
Assoc prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "A Woman Who Needed Killing" by Margery H. Lawrence in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan (Apr 1927).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The woman who needed killing
Release Date:
18 May 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 May 1929
Copyright Number:
LP391
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
80
Length(in feet):
6,643
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Frank Gregory, the British representative in Central East Africa, loves his Russian wife, Tania, despite the fact that she is repeatedly unfaithful to him. Frank's assistant, Peter Allerton, commits suicide for love of Tania, and Frank's younger brother, Bobby, is sent out to replace him. Tania makes eyes at the young fellow, and Frank places deadly poison in her nightly glass of lime juice. Tubbs, Frank's faithful cockney servant, removes the lime juice, however, and places a poisonous snake in her bed instead. Tania dies, and the Gregory brothers return to ... +


Frank Gregory, the British representative in Central East Africa, loves his Russian wife, Tania, despite the fact that she is repeatedly unfaithful to him. Frank's assistant, Peter Allerton, commits suicide for love of Tania, and Frank's younger brother, Bobby, is sent out to replace him. Tania makes eyes at the young fellow, and Frank places deadly poison in her nightly glass of lime juice. Tubbs, Frank's faithful cockney servant, removes the lime juice, however, and places a poisonous snake in her bed instead. Tania dies, and the Gregory brothers return to England. +

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Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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