Applause (1929)

10/07/1929 (US) DramaMusicRomance 1h 20m
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This early example of the "backstage" musical genre tells the story of Kitty Darling, a fading burlesque star who tries to save her convent-educated daughter April from following in Mom's footsteps.

  1. Rouben Mamoulian


  2. Beth Brown


Top Billed Cast

  1. Helen Morgan

    Helen Morgan

    Kitty Darling

  2. Joan Peers

    Joan Peers

    April Darling

  3. Fuller Mellish Jr.

    Hitch Nelson

  4. Jack Cameron

    Joe King

  5. Henry Wadsworth

    Henry Wadsworth


  6. Mack Gray

    Mack Gray

    Slim's Brother

  7. Dorothy Cumming

    Dorothy Cumming

    Mother Superior

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Status Released

Original Language English

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