The Veiled Woman (1929)

Melodrama | 14 April 1929

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HISTORY

The Var review erroneously listed The Veiled Woman as a French-made film. The picture marked the screen debut of Mexican-born actress Lupita Tovar (1911--), who appeared in numerous English and Spanish-language productions of the 1930s and ... More Less

The Var review erroneously listed The Veiled Woman as a French-made film. The picture marked the screen debut of Mexican-born actress Lupita Tovar (1911--), who appeared in numerous English and Spanish-language productions of the 1930s and 1940s. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
26 Jun 1929
p. 22.
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 April 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 April 1929
Copyright Number:
LP298
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 6 reels, 5,185 ft.
Length(in feet):
5,192
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Following the rescue of a young girl from a notorious rake, Nanon tells her the story of the men in her own life: A seducer, who just pulled the same line on the innocent girl; Pierre, owner of a gambling joint, who meant well and gave her a job as a roulette wheel shill; an Englishman on the make, whom Nanon killed in defending herself from his advances; and the man she married, who gave her the air when he learned of her past. Nanon hails a cab for the girl, discovers the driver to be Pierre, learns that he sacrificed everything to cover up for the shooting she committed, and finally finds happiness with him. (Locale: ... +


Following the rescue of a young girl from a notorious rake, Nanon tells her the story of the men in her own life: A seducer, who just pulled the same line on the innocent girl; Pierre, owner of a gambling joint, who meant well and gave her a job as a roulette wheel shill; an Englishman on the make, whom Nanon killed in defending herself from his advances; and the man she married, who gave her the air when he learned of her past. Nanon hails a cab for the girl, discovers the driver to be Pierre, learns that he sacrificed everything to cover up for the shooting she committed, and finally finds happiness with him. (Locale: Paris.) +

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

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