Paris at Midnight (1926)

Drama | 18 April 1926

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HISTORY

The Jan 1926 AmCin reported that Paris After Midnight was being filmed at Metropolitan Studiosdios on N. Las Palmas Avenue in Hollywood, ...

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The Jan 1926 AmCin reported that Paris After Midnight was being filmed at Metropolitan Studiosdios on N. Las Palmas Avenue in Hollywood, CA.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
HISTORY CREDITS
CREDIT TYPE
CREDIT
Corporate note credit:
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
American Cinematographer
Jan 1926
p. 26.
Film Daily
9 May 1926.
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Variety
31 Oct 1928
p. 31.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 April 1926
Production Date:
Jan 1926
Copyright Info
Claimant
DATE
CopyrightNumber
Metropolitan Pictures Corp. of California
15 March 1926
LP22499
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,995
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Vautrin, an escaped convict who has taken refuge in a cheap boardinghouse in Paris, sets about righting the wrongs suffered by the other lodgers. He kills a man in a duel in order to reunite Victorine Tallefer with her estranged father; he brings selfish Delphine Goriot back to the bedside of her dying father, who has sacrificed everything to provide for her and her sister, Anastasie; and he then reunites Victorine with Eugène de Rastagnic, an artist with whom she has fallen in love. Disguised as Papa Goriot, Vautrin then eludes the ...

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Vautrin, an escaped convict who has taken refuge in a cheap boardinghouse in Paris, sets about righting the wrongs suffered by the other lodgers. He kills a man in a duel in order to reunite Victorine Tallefer with her estranged father; he brings selfish Delphine Goriot back to the bedside of her dying father, who has sacrificed everything to provide for her and her sister, Anastasie; and he then reunites Victorine with Eugène de Rastagnic, an artist with whom she has fallen in love. Disguised as Papa Goriot, Vautrin then eludes the police.

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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