The Dangerous Blonde (1924)

Romantic comedy | 19 May 1924

Director:

Robert Hill

Writer:

Hugh Hoffman

Cinematographer:

Jackson Rose

Production Company:

Universal Pictures
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HISTORY

The 2 Feb 1924 Motion Picture News reported that Laura La Plante had just begun filming An Old Man's Darling at Universal City, CA. The film was retitled The Dangerous Blonde. ... More Less

The 2 Feb 1924 Motion Picture News reported that Laura La Plante had just begun filming An Old Man's Darling at Universal City, CA. The film was retitled The Dangerous Blonde. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
American Cinematographer
Feb 1924
p. 26.
Motion Picture News
2 Feb 1924
p. 489.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "A New Girl in Town" by Hulbert Footner in Argosy All-Story Magazine (23 Sep--28 Oct 1922).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
An Old Man's Darling
Release Date:
19 May 1924
Production Date:
began late-January 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures
Copyright Date:
22 April 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20107
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,919
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Colonel Faraday asks his daughter, Diana, to recover some letters he wrote to Yvette, an adventuress, when she tries to blackmail him. Diana is vamping Gerald Skinner, Yvette's partner, so as to get the letters when a football hero in love with her, Royall Randall, piqued at being stood up, bursts into the cafe, starts a fight, and manages to recover the ... +


Colonel Faraday asks his daughter, Diana, to recover some letters he wrote to Yvette, an adventuress, when she tries to blackmail him. Diana is vamping Gerald Skinner, Yvette's partner, so as to get the letters when a football hero in love with her, Royall Randall, piqued at being stood up, bursts into the cafe, starts a fight, and manages to recover the letters. +

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