Colleen Moore & Kenneth Harlan
EX. SUP. CO., CHGO (Exhibitor's Supply Company, Chicago)
63-51 Colleen Moore
63-107 Twinkletoes, A First National Production -- Twinkletoes asks Roseleaf where her father is while Lilac looks on and Hank signals Roseleaf not to tell. Warner Oland, Julanne Johnston, Colleen Moore, and Lucien Littlefield
63-139 Julanne Johnson, Warner Oland, and Colleen Moore
63-174 "Twinkletoes" -- Twink discovers the
body of Cissie where it has fallen. (Colleen Moore and Gladys Brockwell)
X-225 Colleen Moore, starring in "Twinkletoes," First National film, reacts to the violin solo rendered by Paul Whiteman, the eminent orchestra leader, composer and idol of American music fans.
Kenneth Harlan, Colleen Moore, and (on far right) Carl Stockdale
Distributor: First National
Producer: First National
TYPE: Romantic drama.
THEME: Romantic love.
LOCALE: London's Limehouse district.
TIME: The present.
STORY: Twinkletoes is trying to emulate her mother in becoming a dancer of note. She meets Chuck, champion pugilist, whose wife is a drunken, unlovable creature. She realizes she loves him when he saves her from a Linehouse denizen. The jealous wife discovers that Twinkletoes' beloved Dad, who is a sign painter by day, is a burglar by night, and she exposes him to the police. Twink scores a tremendous success that night when she appears at a local music hall under the management of Roseleaf, a man pursuing her. She hastens home to her father, who has prepared a supper for her in celebration. She fails to find him for, warned that the police are after him, he has enlisted the aid of Chuck in destroying evidence in the cellar. At the "pub" she learns the truth about her father and faints. Roseleaf takes her to his apartment. Chuck goes to her rescue but she escapes before he arrived. Her father is arrested, and the drunken woman killed in an accident. Feeling everything in life has gone wrong, Twink throws herself into the river, but Chuck jumps in and rescues her. Safe in the haven of his arms she finds that life holds something for her that is worth while.
HIGHLIGHTS: Limehouse waterfront scenes... Love between Twinkletoes and Chuck... Dance hall scenes... Scene in which Twink learns the truth about her father... Her escape from Roseleaf... Her attempted suicide and rescue by Chuck.
-- Exhibitor's Herald, November 20, 1926, p. 56
with Colleen Moore and Kenneth Harlan. Directed by Charles Brabin. First National.
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Colleen Moore: A Biography of the Silent Film Star by Jeff Codori.
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