The Dark Angel (1925)

Drama | 27 September 1925

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The Jul 1925 AmCin reported that The Dark Angel was being filmed at the United Studios (Paramount) in Hollywood.
       Playwright Guy Bolton was credited by a pseudonymn, H. B. Trevelyan, when his 1925 play was produced; contemporary sources variously list the play's author as Bolton or Trevelyan. The play was also the basis of a 1935 Samuel Goldwyn film of the same name. That film was directed by Sidney Franklin and starred Fredric March, Merle Oberon and Herbert Marshall (see ... More Less

The Jul 1925 AmCin reported that The Dark Angel was being filmed at the United Studios (Paramount) in Hollywood.
       Playwright Guy Bolton was credited by a pseudonymn, H. B. Trevelyan, when his 1925 play was produced; contemporary sources variously list the play's author as Bolton or Trevelyan. The play was also the basis of a 1935 Samuel Goldwyn film of the same name. That film was directed by Sidney Franklin and starred Fredric March, Merle Oberon and Herbert Marshall (see entry). More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
American Cinematographer
Jul 1925
p. 24.
Exhibitors Trade Review
21 Sep 1925
p. 49.
Film Daily
18 Oct 1925
p. 6.
Moving Picture World
19 Sep 1925
p. 256.
New York Times
12 Oct 1925
p. 19.
Variety
14 Oct 1925
p. 42.
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PHOTOGRAPHY
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Dark Angel by Guy Bolton (New York, 10 Feb 1925).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 September 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Samuel Goldwyn, Inc.
Copyright Date:
14 September 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21814
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,311
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Ordered unexpectedly back into action, Captain Trent is unable to obtain a marriage license and, without benefit of clergy, must spend the night with his fiancée, Kitty Vane, in an English inn. Trent is blinded in battle and taken prisoner by the Germans. He is reported to be dead, and his friend, Captain Shannon, discreetly woos Kitty, seeking to soothe her grief with his gentle love. After the war, Shannon finds Trent in a remote corner of England, writing children's stories for a living. Loyal to his former comrade in arms, Shannon informs Kitty of Trent's reappearance. She goes to him, and he conceals his blindness, telling Kitty that he no longer cares for her. She sees through his deception, however, and they are ... +


Ordered unexpectedly back into action, Captain Trent is unable to obtain a marriage license and, without benefit of clergy, must spend the night with his fiancée, Kitty Vane, in an English inn. Trent is blinded in battle and taken prisoner by the Germans. He is reported to be dead, and his friend, Captain Shannon, discreetly woos Kitty, seeking to soothe her grief with his gentle love. After the war, Shannon finds Trent in a remote corner of England, writing children's stories for a living. Loyal to his former comrade in arms, Shannon informs Kitty of Trent's reappearance. She goes to him, and he conceals his blindness, telling Kitty that he no longer cares for her. She sees through his deception, however, and they are reunited. +

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