BROADWAY AFTER DARK

Warner Bros.
Released: May 31, 1924

Featured cast: Adolphe Menjou, Anna Q. Nilsson, Norma Shearer

Producer: Harry Rapf
Director: Monta Bell
Screenwriter: Douglas Z. Doty
Source: the Owen Davis play
Cinematographer: Charles Van Enger

THEME

A playboy disguises himself as an aspiring actor to see real life.

REVIEW

“Norma Shearer does her best work thus far as the slavey who dons fine feathers, and Willard Louis makes the subordinate figure of a down-and-out actor stand out.”
- Photoplay, August 1924

ARTIST COMMENT

“I loved my part in Broadway After Dark. I was a slavey in a theatrical boarding house. I had a towel tied around my chin and a broom in my hand most of the time. I was so happy to find myself in a picture with that fascinating Adolphe Menjou.”
- Norma Shearer, Memoir Notes

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