15 Maiden Lane

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15 Maiden Lane
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Promotional poster
Directed byAllan Dwan
Produced bySol M. Wurtzel
Written byLou Breslow
Paul Burger
John Patrick
David Silverstein
StarringClaire Trevor
Cesar Romero
Lloyd Nolan
Douglas Fowley
Music bySamuel Kaylin
CinematographyJohn F. Seitz
Edited byAlex Troffey
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • October 16, 1936 (1936-10-16)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States

15 Maiden Lane is a 1936 American crime film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Claire Trevor, Cesar Romero, and Lloyd Nolan.[1] The plot involves an insurance investigator (Trevor) who infiltrates a gang who had stolen jewels from the eponymous building on Maiden Lane in the Fulton Street District of Manhattan. The neighborhood had been the center of New York City's Diamond District since the 19th century before its gradual relocation uptown to 47th Street after World War II. The Museum of Modern Art in New York City screened a restored print of the film in June 2013 as part of an Allan Dwan retrospective.[2]



  1. ^ Lombardi, Frederic (2013). Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios. McFarland. p. 203. ISBN 9780786434855.
  2. ^ "Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios". Film Series. Museum of Modern Art. 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2016.

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