The Shopworn Angel


1h 30m 1929

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 12, 1929
Premiere Information
New York opening: 29 Dec 1928
Production Company
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the short story "Private Pettigrew's Girl" by Dana Burnet (publication undetermined).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (talking sequences), Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,377ft (8 reels)

Synopsis

Daisy, a sophisticated New York chorus girl with a "guardian," falls in love with Bill, a naive army private from Texas who has gone A. W. O. L. to be with her. They decide to marry, but halfway through the ceremony he is arrested and sent off with his regiment to France. She decides to abandon her former life and takes a minor job in the chorus. While rehearsing, she has a vision of Bill's death, but the dance director brings her back to reality and she goes on with her work.

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 12, 1929
Premiere Information
New York opening: 29 Dec 1928
Production Company
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the short story "Private Pettigrew's Girl" by Dana Burnet (publication undetermined).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (talking sequences), Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,377ft (8 reels)

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Trivia

Notes

The wedding and the final scene in the theater, in which Nancy Carroll sings the theme song, comprise the talking sequences.