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Coming Out Party

1934
1h 20m
Drama
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Cast

Frances Dee (Joyce 'Joy' Stanhope)Gene Raymond (Chris Hansen)Alison Skipworth (Miss Gertrude Vanderdoe)Nigel Bruce (Troon)Harry Green (Harry Gold)Gilbert Emery (Herbert Emerson Stanhope)Marjorie Gateson (Mrs. Ada Stanhope)Phillip Trent (Jimmy Wolverton)Jessie Ralph (Nora)Germaine De Neel (Louise)Paul Porcasi (Manager)Jean De Briac (Frenchman)John Arledge (Party Crasher)William Augustin (O'Hara, Irish Detective)Consuelo Baker (Party Guest)Lynn Bari (Party Guest)Finis Barton (Party Guest)Arthur Belasco (Briggs, Captain of Detectives)

Director

John G. Blystone

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Synopsis

It's Joy Stanhope's, a Park Avenue debutante, coming-out party. It's the event of the winter and everyone is there, including the most eligible bachelor, Jimmy Wolverton. Chris Hanson, Joy's secret romance isn't. Joy knows her parents wouldn't approve of Chris being starving violinst and a son of poor immigrants. Chris being understanding allows Joy to pretend to date Jimmy to keep Joy's parents happy. But, when Chris sees Joy with Jimmy he becomes enraged. Chris confronts Joy and they argue, the fight ends in a night of passion. Joy discovers she pregnant with Chris' child. When she's about to tell Chris the news he interupts her with the news that he's taking a job in Europe with a famed Opera star. Joy decides not to tell him and let him go. While in Europe Chris learns about Joy's pregnancy, but when he returns; Chris gets the shock of his life...Joy has married Jimmy.

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