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Lights of Old Broadway

Retitled "The Merry Wives of Gotham" in the U.K.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1925

Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel, George K. Arthur.

The O'Tandy family are poor Irish immigrants that allow one of their twin daughters to live with a wealthy family. The other Daughter, Fely, ends up singing for Tony Pastor. The son of the wealthy family accidentally meets Fely and falls in love. He convinces his family to rescue Fely and her Father from the slums. At the close of the picture, the first electric lights are turned on in New York.