Applause movie was released Nov 25, 2003 by the Kino on Video studio. Rouben Mamoulian's musical feature stars Helen Morgan as the good-hearted Kitty Darling, aging dime-store doyen of New York's gritty burlesque nether world. Special features include an excerpt from the Paramount musical "Glorifying the American Girl" (1929), starring Morgan, a newsreel excerpt of Helen Morgan singing "What Wouldn't I Do for That man, an interview with Rouben Mamoulian, photographs, lots more. ...See Full Description
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Given the primitive conditions for film-making in 1929, Applause is a tremendous achievement and a must for all fans of film history.
By norns3 (London, England)
||Rare chance to discover Helen Morgan|
Torch-singer Helen Morgan is magnificent as the blowzy blonde burlesque queen who tries to sheild her daughter from the vulgarity of the world around her.
By Allen (Columbia, SC)
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Applause video Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||6452886|
|Studio||Kino on Video|
|Release Date||Nov 25, 2003|
|Also Known As||Rouben Mamoulian's Applause|
|Running Time||79 Minutes|
|Additional Info||Black & White|
|Movie Details||Color; Black & White|
Applause DVD Features
Full Frame - 1.33
Additional Release Material:
1. "Glorifying the American Girl" (1929) starring Helen Morgan
Interviews: Rouben Mamoulian - Director
1. "What I Wouldn't Do for that Man" (Newsreel Footage) - Helen Morgan
Helen Morgan Biographical and Background Essays by biographer Christopher Connelly
1. Original Novel Excerpt
2. 1929 Censorship Files
1. "The Camera's the Thing" - Rouben Mamoulian - Director
Booklet Essay - Miles Kreuger, Founder and President, Institute of the American Musical, Inc.
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