Blind Alleys (1927)

68 mins | Melodrama | 12 March 1927

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
20 Mar 1927.
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MPW
15 Mar 1927.
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New York Times
1 Mar 1927
p. 31.
Variety
2 Mar 1927
p. 16.
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 March 1927
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 26 February 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 March 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23760
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
68
Length(in feet):
5,597
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Captain Dan Kirby of the merchant marine arrives in New York with his Cuban bride, María. Leaving his hotel to buy flowers, Dan forgets his billfold but meets Julio Lachados, a former admirer of María's. As Dan crosses the street, he is knocked unconscious by an automobile, and the owner, Dr. Webster, has him taken to a private hospital. Failing to find her husband and learning that an unidentified man has been hospitalized, María becomes innocently involved with two jewel thieves, who kidnap her. Dan, regaining consciousness, leaves the hospital and is nursed by Sally Ray. Freed from her captors, María turns to Julio for help and learns of Dan's relationship with Sally, but Dan perceives Sally's duplicity and is reunited with his ... +


Captain Dan Kirby of the merchant marine arrives in New York with his Cuban bride, María. Leaving his hotel to buy flowers, Dan forgets his billfold but meets Julio Lachados, a former admirer of María's. As Dan crosses the street, he is knocked unconscious by an automobile, and the owner, Dr. Webster, has him taken to a private hospital. Failing to find her husband and learning that an unidentified man has been hospitalized, María becomes innocently involved with two jewel thieves, who kidnap her. Dan, regaining consciousness, leaves the hospital and is nursed by Sally Ray. Freed from her captors, María turns to Julio for help and learns of Dan's relationship with Sally, but Dan perceives Sally's duplicity and is reunited with his bride. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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