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The Matinee Idol


For many years considered a "lost" [[Performer~P84082~Frank Capra~frankcapra]] silent, [[Feature~V133307~The Matinee Idol~matineeidol]] was restored in the mid-1990s to very nearly its entire 60-minute length. [[Performer~P283140~Johnnie Walker~johnniewalker]] is cast as brash Broadway star Don Wilson, who out of boredom takes a leave of absence from his latest show and heads to the boonies. Here he stumbles across a threadbare theatrical stock company run by Ginger Bolivar ([[Performer~P43416~Bessie...more