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Applause (1929) was a Musical - Drama Film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and produced by Jesse L. Lasky, Walter Wanger and Monta Bell.

Applause was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2006.

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Applause (1929)

By Angela on Nov 3, 2013 From Hollywood Revue

At the height of her career, Kitty Darling (Helen Morgan) is a queen of burlesque with dreams of performing on Broadway.? Even the birth of her daughter April (Joan Peers) does nothing to slow her down.? But as April grows, Kitty realizes that the burlesque world is no place for a child and sends Ap... Read full article


"It may suit Hepburn to stay on to receive the applause of the multitudes. She is the egomaniac of all time and her whole life is devised to receive? the standing ovation that she has had at the end of her great personality performance. As the play nears its end and she is sure of her success, she becomes raged, the years roll off

By Amber S. on Jan 3, 2013 From Please Go Away: A Katharine Hepburn Blog

‘…Such a strange flower…’: Cecil Beaton on Katharine Hepburn in ‘Coco’ This excerpt is from Beaton’s personal diaries, which I highly recommend any lover of Old Hollywood read. As you can see here, Beaton did not like Kate AT ALL, but he also shot some of th... Read full article


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Mae West had been considered to portray Kitty Darling.
Some sources erroneously credit Paul Barrett with the role of Slim Lamont. Roy Hargrave plays this role; Barrett does not appear in the film.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since.
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National Film Registry

Applause

Released 1929
Inducted 2006
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Also directed by Rouben Mamoulian




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Also produced by Jesse L. Lasky




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Also released in 1929




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