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The 4 Jan 1930 Exhibitors Herald-World announced that the production starting date for Dollar Princess was 30 Nov 1929. The working title was changed to Hell's Belles..        According to a 30 Jan 1930 LAT news item, actor Armand Kaliz was to play "a featured role" in the picture, but his appearance in the released film has not been verified. ...

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The 4 Jan 1930 Exhibitors Herald-World announced that the production starting date for Dollar Princess was 30 Nov 1929. The working title was changed to Hell's Belles..        According to a 30 Jan 1930 LAT news item, actor Armand Kaliz was to play "a featured role" in the picture, but his appearance in the released film has not been verified.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald-World
4 Jan 1930
p. 59
Film Daily
1 Jun 1930
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Los Angeles Times
30 Jan 1930
p. A8
New York Times
23 Jun 1930
p. 15
Variety
25 Jun 1930
p. 115
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Edwin Marin
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Settings
COSTUMES
SOUND
Arthur L. von Kirbach
Rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"Women Everywhere," "Beware of Love," "One Day," "Good Time Fifi," "Bon Jour" and "Marching Song," words and music by William Kernell; "All The Family," words and music by William Kernell and George Grossmith; "Smile, Legionnaire," words and music by William Kernell and Charles Wakefield Cadman.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Dollar Princess
Hell's Belles
Release Date:
1 June 1930
Production Date:
began 30 Nov 1929
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Fox Film Corp.
9 May 1930
LP1316
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
82
Length(in feet):
7,500
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Charlie Jackson, a gunrunner in Morocco, becomes infatuated with cabaret singer Lili La Fleur, favorite of the Legionnaires, and proposes marriage to her, but he is captured by a French destroyer through information supplied by Michel. While being escorted through Casablanca, Charlie escapes from the police and takes refuge in Lili's dressing room; she disguises him as a singer and later helps to plan his escape; however, he is caught in a Legionnaire's uniform and is sent into the desert to fight the Arabs. He returns later and wins the admiration and affections of ...

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Charlie Jackson, a gunrunner in Morocco, becomes infatuated with cabaret singer Lili La Fleur, favorite of the Legionnaires, and proposes marriage to her, but he is captured by a French destroyer through information supplied by Michel. While being escorted through Casablanca, Charlie escapes from the police and takes refuge in Lili's dressing room; she disguises him as a singer and later helps to plan his escape; however, he is caught in a Legionnaire's uniform and is sent into the desert to fight the Arabs. He returns later and wins the admiration and affections of Lili.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
with songs


Subject

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

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