The Midnight Girl
B&W : Seven reels / 6300 feet
Directed by Wilfred Noy
Cast: Lila Lee [Anna Meridoff], Gareth Hughes [Don Harmon], Dolores Cassanelli (Dolores Cassinelli) [Mimi Divito], Bela Lugosi [Nicholas Harmon, Don’s stepfather], Ruby Blaine [Natalie Schuyler, Don’s fiancée], Charlotte Walker [Mrs. Schuyler, Natalie’s mother], John D. Walsh [Victor Delski], William Harvey [Nifty Louis], Sidney Paxton [Joe Green, the cafe owner], Signor N. Salerno [the opera manager], Flora Finch [the landlady]
Chadwick Pictures Corporation production; distributed on State Rights basis by [?] Chadwick Pictures Corporation? / Adapted (scenario) by Wilfred Noy and Jean Conover, from the screen story “The Midnight Girl” by Garrett Fort. Supervised (production supervision) by Wilfred Noy. Photography (cinematography) by Frank Zukor and William Bitzer [?] (G.W. Bitzer)? Film editor (edited by) Paul Maschke. Presented by Chadwick Pictures Corporation. / © 17 March 1925 by Chadwick Pictures Corporation [LP21256]. Released [?] 15 February or 12 July? 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] Cassinelli’s character may have been renamed Nina Morgan in rerelease versions of the film.
Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Golddiggers - Musicians - Opera: Singers - Russians (Immigrants) - USA: New York: New York (Greenwich Village)
Listing updated: 1 December 2008.
References: Film credits, film viewing : FilmYearBook-1926 p. 47; Limbacher-Feature p. 159 : ClasIm-204 p. C24; ClasIm-226 p. ? : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.