Lights of New York

For the 1928 Warner Brothers film, see Lights of New York (1928 film).


Hoping to improve his financial lot, petty thief Hawk Chovinski (McGrail) hires a dancing instructor to teach him how to bear himself like a gentleman. His lessons completed, Hawk then poses as a European nobleman, intending to trap a wealthy wife. Yolande Cowles (Baird) sees through Hawk's pose but falls in love with him anyway.

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    contentLocation New York City
    director Van Dyke Brooke
    genre drama
    keywords how to
    productionCompany Vitagraph Company of America
    publisher Vitagraph Studios#V-L-S-E, Incorporated
    theme dance