Slightly Scarlet
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Directed byLouis J. Gasnier
Edwin H. Knopf
Written byHoward Estabrook
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Percy Heath (play)
StarringEvelyn Brent
CinematographyAllen G. Siegler
Edited byEda Warren
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • February 22, 1930 (1930-02-22)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States

Slightly Scarlet is a 1930 American comedy drama film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and Edwin H. Knopf and starring Evelyn Brent and Clive Brook.[1][2] The film was shot in several different language versions, with different casts. The French version was titled L'énigmatique Mr. Parkes, and stars Claudette Colbert as Lucy and Adolphe Menjou as Parkes.[3]



  1. ^ Hal Erickson (2012). "Slightly Scarlet". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2011.
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 published by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. ^ "L'énigmatique Mr. Parkes: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved August 15, 2017.