Applause 1929

Synopsis:

This early example of the "backstage" musical genre tells the story of Kitty Darling, a fading burlesque star who tries to save her convent-educated daughter April from following in Mom's footsteps.

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Runtime: 80 minutes
Critics score:
Tagline: She gave youth and beaty for Applause
Cast:
Helen Morgan
Helen Morgan
Kitty Darling 
Joan Peers
Joan Peers
April Darling 
Fuller Mellish Jr.
Fuller Mellish Jr.
Hitch Nelson 
Jack Cameron
Jack Cameron
Joe King 
Mack Gray
Mack Gray
Slim's Brother