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Director  Frank Borzage
Music director  Erno Rapee
Country  United States
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Duration  
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Language  Silent film English intertitles
Release date  April 9, 1928 (1928-04-09)
Writer  H.H. Caldwell (titles), Katherine Hilliker (titles), Monckton Hoffe (play), Philip Klein (adaptation), Marion Orth, Henry Roberts Symonds (adaptation)
Screenplay  Marion Orth, H.H. Caldwell, Katherine Hilliker, Philip Klein, Henry Roberts Symonds
Cast  Janet Gaynor (Angela), Charles Farrell (Gino), Natalie Kingston (Lisetta), Henry Armetta (Mascetto), guido trento (Neri the Police Sergeant), Alberto Rabagliati (Policeman)
Similar movies  Casino Royale, The Godfather, The Big Blue, Pinocchio, Malena, Life Is Beautiful
Tagline  Not Just Another "Motion Picture" "Street Angel Is the Masterpiece of All Time"

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Street Angel is a 1928 silent film with a Movietone soundtrack, directed by Frank Borzage, adapted by Harry H. Caldwell (titles), Katherine Hilliker (titles), Philip Klein, Marion Orth and Henry Roberts Symonds from the play Lady Cristilinda by Monckton Hoffe. As one of the early, transitional sound film releases, it did not include recorded dialogue, but used intertitles along with recorded sound effects and musical selections.

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Street Angel was one of three movies for which Janet Gaynor received an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1929; the others were F. W. Murnau's Sunrise and Borzage's 7th Heaven. Street Angel was also nominated for Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography.

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The acting award was given in 1929 and the other two in 1930, which accords the movie the distinction of being one of only two films to ever receive an Oscar nomination in two different years that was not a foreign language film. The other was The Quiet One nominated in 1948 for Documentary Feature and 1949 for Story and Screenplay.

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Plot

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A spirited young woman (Gaynor) tries to steal money to help pay for her ill mother's medicine. She is caught in the act, runs away from punishment, and finds her mother dead. Destitute and on the streets, she joins a traveling carnival, where she meets a vagabond painter (Farrell). Though they fall in love, her past will not leave her alone.

Cast

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  • Janet Gaynor as Angela
  • Charles Farrell as Gino
  • Natalie Kingston as Lisetta
  • Henry Armetta as Mascetto
  • Guido Trento as Neri, Sergeant of Police
  • Alberto Rabagliati as A Policeman
  • Louis Liggett as Beppo
  • Milton Dickinson as Bimbo
  • Helena Herman as Andrea
  • Home video release

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    The film was thought lost for years, but it is now part of a 12 film collection by Fox that was released in 2008.


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    References

    Street Angel (1928 film) Wikipedia
    Street Angel (1928 film) IMDb Street Angel (1928 film) themoviedb.org


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