The Devil's Holiday

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The Devil's Holiday
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Directed by Edmund Goulding
Written byEdmund Goulding (story, screenplay)
Starring Nancy Carroll
Music byEdmund Goulding
Leo Robin
Howard Jackson (uncredited)
John Leipold (uncredited)
Cinematography Harry Fischbeck
Enzo Riccioni
Edited by George Nichols Jr.
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
May 9, 1930
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Devil's Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code film starring Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, ZaSu Pitts, James Kirkwood, Sr., Hobart Bosworth, and Ned Sparks, and released by Paramount Pictures. [1]


The movie was adapted by Edmund Goulding from his story, directed by Goulding, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress (Nancy Carroll). [2]


A golddigger marries a young man for his money, but finds that she really loves him and wants to keep him despite his family's disapproval.


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  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: The Devil's Holiday
  2. "The 3rd Academy Awards (1930) Nominees and Winners". (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). Archived from the original on November 13, 2014. Retrieved May 21, 2019.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)