PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.
Ludovic Bource won an Academy Award for composing the score for this film despite never having any formal higher educational training in music orchestration nor film score composition. (Bource learned to read music as a child from accordion lessons and studied ... ...
I won't talk! I won't say a word!
In a hospital scene (1930 or 1931), Calvin Coolidge is pictured in a photo-portrait on a wall. Coolidge left the presidency in 1929. But of course that fact does not imply that his photo-portrait would never be seen on walls.
In the credit montages documenting Peppy Miller's rise to fame, in the movie where she plays a maid, the actor credited as playing "Mr Rogers" is "Jack Offman."
English, English, French
$204,878 (USA) (18 November 2011)
$44,667,095 (USA) (15 June 2012)
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