A Dangerous Woman (1929 film)

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A Dangerous Woman
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Directed by Gerald Grove
Rowland V. Lee
Screenplay by John Farrow
Edward E. Paramore Jr.
Based on"A Woman Who Needed Killing"
by Margery Lawrence
Starring Baclanova
Clive Brook
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • May 16, 1929 (1929-05-16)
Running time
80 min
CountryUnited States

A Dangerous Woman is a 1929 American Pre-Code film released by Paramount, based on the Margery Lawrence story, A Woman Who Needed Killing. It was directed by Gerald Grove and Rowland V. Lee from a script by John Farrow and Edward E. Paramore Jr. [1] [2]



Olga Baclanova (billed as Baclanova) stars as Tania Gregory and Clive Brook plays her husband Frank Gregory. The film is set at an outpost in British East Africa. [3]


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  1. Staff report (May 14, 1929). Grauman Will Introduce New Color-Talkie. Los Angeles Times
  2. Hall, Mordaunt (May 20, 1929). The Sbreen; The Five Who Fell. A Russian Vampire. Stagey Bits In This Film. "Eleven Who Were Loyal" a Picture With Mary Nolan. A Movie Filmed In Tripoli; "Kif Tebbi" Is A Commendable Picture Subsidized by Mussolini. Other Photoplays. The New York Times
  3. Busby, Marquis (May 18, 1929). Drama of Africa at Paramount. "Dangerous Woman" Tells Tense Story of Existence at Outposts. Los Angeles Times