Drag is a 1929 American Pre-Code drama film produced by Richard A. Rowland and directed by Frank Lloyd based on the 1925 novel Drag: A Comedy by William Dudley Pelley. It stars Richard Barthelmess and Lucien Littlefield.
|Directed by||Frank Lloyd|
|Produced by||Richard A. Rowland|
|Screenplay by||Bradley King (& dialogue)|
|Based on||Drag: A Comedy (1925 novel) by William Dudley Pelley|
Kathrin Clare Ward
|Music by||George W. Meyer|
Peter Brunelli (uncredited)
Cecil Copping (uncredited)
|Edited by||Edward Schroeder|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures|
Young David Carroll takes over the publication of a local newspaper in Vermont. Although he is attracted to Dot, "the most sophisticated girl in town," he marries Allie Parker, daughter of the couple who run the boardinghouse where he lives. In separation rom her parents, Allie remains at home when David goes to New York City to sell a musical he has written. There, Dot, now a successful costume designer, uses her influence to get David's play produced. David and Dot fall in love, but she leaves for Paris when David indicates he will remain true to Allie. He sends for Allie; but when she arrives with her whole family, he decides to follow Dot to Paris.