Queen of the Night Clubs (1929)

60 mins | Drama | 16 March 1929

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
New York Times
18 Mar 1929
p. 30.
Variety
20 Mar 1929
p. 12.
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 March 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 16 March 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
19 February 1929
Copyright Number:
LP137
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 13 Apr 1929; 5,236 ft.
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,424
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

After working as a hostess for Nick and Andy, Tex Malone leaves their employ and opens a club of her own. Looking for talent to book for the floor show, Tex hires Bee Walters and thereby breaks up Bee's act with Eddie Parr. Andy spitefully kills Tex's friend, Holland, and young Eddie is arrested for the crime on circumstantial evidence. Tex then learns from Eddie's father, Phil, that Eddie is her long-lost son. At the trial, Tex comes to Eddie's defense and persuades one member of the jury that there is reasonable doubt of Eddie's guilt. The jury repairs to Tex's club, where Tex discovers a piece of evidence that conclusively links Andy with the murder. Eddie is freed, and Tex and Phil get together for a second ... +


After working as a hostess for Nick and Andy, Tex Malone leaves their employ and opens a club of her own. Looking for talent to book for the floor show, Tex hires Bee Walters and thereby breaks up Bee's act with Eddie Parr. Andy spitefully kills Tex's friend, Holland, and young Eddie is arrested for the crime on circumstantial evidence. Tex then learns from Eddie's father, Phil, that Eddie is her long-lost son. At the trial, Tex comes to Eddie's defense and persuades one member of the jury that there is reasonable doubt of Eddie's guilt. The jury repairs to Tex's club, where Tex discovers a piece of evidence that conclusively links Andy with the murder. Eddie is freed, and Tex and Phil get together for a second honeymoon. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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