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Street Angel
Also known as L’ange de la rue in France : {The Street Angel}
(1928) American
B&W : Ten reels / 9221 feet
Directed by Frank Borzage

Cast: Janet Gaynor [Angela], Charles Farrell [Gino], Alberto Rabagliati [a policeman], Gino Conti [a policeman], Guido Trento [Neri, the police sergeant], Henry Armetta [Mascetto], Louis Liggett [Beppo], Milton Dickinson [Bimbo], Helena Herman [Andrea], Natalie Kingston [Lisetta], David Kashner [the strong man], Jennie Bruno [the landlady]

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Executive producer, William Fox. Screenplay by Marion Orth, from the adaptation by Philip Klein and Henry Roberts Symonds of the play Cristilinda by J. Monckton Hoffe. Assistant director, Lew Borzage. Cinematography by Ernest Palmer. Intertitles by Katherine Hilliker and H.H. Caldwell. Edited by Barney Wolf. Presented by William Fox. / © 3 April 1928 by Fox Film Corporation [LP25115]. Premiered 9 April 1928 in New York, New York. General release, 19 August 1928. / [?] Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format? Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / Academy Award® winner for Actress (Gaynor) for her work in Street Angel, with 7th Heaven (1927) and Sunrise (1927). [?] AFI-F2 n. F2.5435 notes that some sources list the character names of Maria for Gaynor, Angelo for Farrell, Rio for Trento, and Nina for Kingston. / Silent film, with talking sequences, synchronized music and sound effects.

Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available by AFI-F2 n. F2.5435.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Artists - Circuses - Italy: Naples - Prisons - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 18 May 2010.

References: AFI-F2 n. F2.5435; Everson-American pp. 208, 246p, 310s, 323, 327; Gallagher-Ford p. 58; Leish-Cinema p. 53; Limbacher-Feature p. 236; Maltin-Guide pp. 1128, 1225, 1238; McCaffrey-Guide p. 12; Shipman-Cinema pp. 97, 98; Vermilye-Twenties p. 179 : ClasIm-305 p. 48 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

 
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