|Directed by||Michael Curtiz|
|Produced by||Warner Brothers|
|Written by||Joseph Jackson
Edward T. Lowe Jr.
Darryl Zanuck (as Melville Crossman)
|Edited by||Ralph Dawson|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures (as Warner Brothers Production)|
Tenderloin (1928) is a part-talkie crime film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Dolores Costello. It second part-talkie film, but was mostly silent with music and effects. It was produced and released by Warner Bros. Tenderloin is considered a lost film, with no prints currently known to exist.
It was the first film shot with the aspect ratio 1.37 : 1.
Rose Shannon, a dancing girl at "Kelly's," in the 'Tenderloin' district of New York City, worships at a distance Chuck White, a younger member of the gang that uses the place as their hangout. Chuck's interest in her is only just as another toy to play with. Rose is unknowingly placed in a position in which she is implicated in a crime which she knows nothing about. The police pick her up, and the gang sends Chuck to take care of her in the event she may know or disclose something that will implicate the gang.
- Dolores Costello - Rose Shannon
- Conrad Nagel - Chuck White
- Mitchell Lewis - The Professor
- Dan Wolheim - 'Lefty'
- John Miljan - Bank Teller
- George E. Stone - Sparrow (as Georgie Stone)
- Pat Hartigan - 'The Mug'
- Fred Kelsey - Detective Simpson
- G. Raymond Nye - Cowles
- Evelyn Pierce - Bobbie
- Dorothy Vernon - Aunt Molly
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:Tenderloin
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
- Tenderloin at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: Warner Brothers Pictures - 1928
- The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Tenderloin
- Tenderloin at the Internet Movie Database
- Tenderloin at AllMovie
- Tenderloin at the TCM Movie Database
- Tenderloin at silentera.com
- Tenderloin lobby art poster
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