Applause
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Applause
United States 1929

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Year:1929
Running time:80 minutes
Country:United States

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Helen Morgan - Applause

This is a curious one. Helen Morgan is a beautiful girl famous as a singer of love songs, so they have her play, for most of the picture, a middle-aged and frowsy burlesque queen who emotes about her daughter instead of singing ballads. None the less, some brilliant acting by Morgan and by Joan Peers, a pretty ingenue, and some nice camera work, help save a confusing job. All Talkie.

Photoplay January 1930
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Books with substantial mentioning of Applause
John White and Sabine Haenni (eds.)
Fifty Key American Films
London and New York, 2009

David Thomson
Have you seen?, A personal introduction to 1,000 films
New York, 2008

Jerry Vermilye
The Films of the Twenties
Secaucus, NJ, 1985

Stanley Hochman (editor)
From Quasimodo to Scarlett O'Hara, A National Board of Review Anthology 1920 - 1940
New York, 1982
Books with an entry on Applause
Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969
Articles on Applause
Richard Koszarski, "The Greatest Film Paramount Ever Made", in: Film History, vol. 15, 2003 pp. 436-443