The Darling of New York
The Darling of New York (1923) - 1.jpg
Still with Baby Peggy and director King Baggot
Directed byKing Baggot
Written byKing Baggot (story)
Adrian Johnson
Raymond L. Schrock
StarringBaby Peggy
Sheldon Lewis
Gladys Brockwell
CinematographyJohn Stumar
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • December 3, 1923 (1923-12-03)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Darling of New York is a 1923 American silent comedy film directed by King Baggot and written by Adrian Johnson and Raymond L. Schrock. The film stars Baby Peggy, her first feature film.[1] The film was released on December 3, 1923, by Universal Pictures.


Santussa is sent to New York to be cared by for her grandfather. She is sent with jewels, and after being separated from her nurse, is cared for by gangsters. After several adventures with them, the gang becomes reformed.[2]


Preservation status

This film is presumed to be a lost film with only the last reel showing the fire surviving at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Diana Cary (Baby Peggy) (November 3, 2010). "Special Guest Baby Peggy Recalls "The Darling of New York"". Retrieved May 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "The Darling of New York (1923) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  3. ^ "Baby Peggy: A Tribute". UCLA Film and Television Archive.