The Midnight Girl (1925)

Melodrama | 15 February 1925

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
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Film Daily
12 Jul 1925.
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MPW
28 Mar 1925.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
15 February 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Chadwick Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 March 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21256
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,300
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Anna, a Russian with a beautiful voice, comes to the United States and experiences great difficulty in becoming established as a singer. She meets and falls in love with Don Harmon, orchestra leader and the son of an opera impresario. The elder Harmon's leading singer, a temperamental diva named Nina, is losing her voice, and Harmon dismisses her. Don then gives Anna a job dancing in a production number, "The Midnight Girl," that is part of the floor show at the café where he works. A theatrical agent working for Don's father discovers Anna and arranges for the girl to see him. The elder Harmon makes a pass at her, and she takes a shot at him, inadvertently wounding Nina, who is hiding behind the curtain in Harmon's study. The accident brings him to his senses, and he is reconciled to his former star. Don marries Anna, and the happy bride becomes a star in the Harmon ... +


Anna, a Russian with a beautiful voice, comes to the United States and experiences great difficulty in becoming established as a singer. She meets and falls in love with Don Harmon, orchestra leader and the son of an opera impresario. The elder Harmon's leading singer, a temperamental diva named Nina, is losing her voice, and Harmon dismisses her. Don then gives Anna a job dancing in a production number, "The Midnight Girl," that is part of the floor show at the café where he works. A theatrical agent working for Don's father discovers Anna and arranges for the girl to see him. The elder Harmon makes a pass at her, and she takes a shot at him, inadvertently wounding Nina, who is hiding behind the curtain in Harmon's study. The accident brings him to his senses, and he is reconciled to his former star. Don marries Anna, and the happy bride becomes a star in the Harmon opera. +

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