Slightly Scarlet (1930 film)

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Slightly Scarlet
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Directed by Louis J. Gasnier
Edwin H. Knopf
Written by Howard Estabrook
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Percy Heath (play)
Starring Evelyn Brent
CinematographyAllen G. Siegler
Edited by Eda Warren
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • February 22, 1930 (1930-02-22)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Slightly Scarlet is a 1930 American comedy drama film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and Edwin H. Knopf and starring Evelyn Brent and Clive Brook. [1] [2] The film was shot in several different language versions, with different casts. The French version was titled L'énigmatique Mr. Parkes , and stars Claudette Colbert as Lucy and Adolphe Menjou as Parkes. [3]

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References

  1. Hal Erickson (2012). "Slightly Scarlet". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2011.
  2. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 published by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. "L'énigmatique Mr. Parkes: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved August 15, 2017.