Blind Alleys (1927)

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Blind Alleys is basic comic material paced like a melodrama by Paramount's workhorse director Frank Tuttle. Thomas Meighan stars as a Merchant Marine captain who returns to New York with his new South American bride Gretta Nissen (a Swede playing a South American-well, it was a silent film). No sooner do they hit dry land than Meighan and his missus are separated during a traffic accident. Meighan spends the rest of the picture combing Manhattan in search of his wife, taking time out for a near-dalliance with Evelyn Brent. Blind Alleys was based on a play by Owen Davis Sr.

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accident, America, bride, captain [military], family-member, search