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Street Angel

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Original title
Street Angel
Year
Running time
102 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
HH Caldwell, Philip Klein, Henry Robert Symonds (Play: Marion Orth)
Music
Erno Rapee (Silent movie)
Cinematography
Ernest Palmer (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
Fox Film Corporation
Genre
Drama. Romance | Melodrama. Romantic Drama. Prostitution. Silent Film
Synopsis / Plot
In Naples, where prostitutes can pay their rent, Angela is sentenced to a year in the workhouse when she tries to steal(while streetwalking) to pay for medicine for her dying mother. She escapes and is hidden by a circus, where she's a natural talent and meets Gino, a painter. When she breaks her ankle in a fall, her career ends. What can she and Gino do? He wants to go to Naples, but the law may still be looking for her, and Gino doesn't know about her past. Starving artist and a beauty with a secret: is there room in this world for them?
Awards
1927: Oscar: Best Actress (Janet Gaynor)
1928: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Cinematography, Art Direction
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