The Furies (1930)

69 mins | Mystery, Melodrama | 16 March 1930

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
20 Apr 1930
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New York Times
19 Apr 1930
p. 15
Variety
23 Apr 1930
p. 39
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOUND
Clare A. Riggs
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Furies by Zoë Akins (New York, 7 Mar 1928).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 March 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
First National Pictures, Inc.
19 March 1930
LP1159
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
69
Length(in feet):
6,606
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Fifi Sands, whose husband is constantly unfaithful, is prevented from obtaining a divorce by Bedlow, her husband's lawyer. At a dinner party given by Smith, a columnist, she announces that her husband has at last granted her her freedom; but Owen McDonald, her childhood sweetheart, whom she still loves, is disappointed to learn that she is not asking for alimony or a settlement. When her young son, Alan, announces that his father has been murdered, he accuses his mother of trying to shield McDonald, whom he suspects of the crime. Fifi goes to Bedlow for aid, and learning that she no longer loves McDonald, he agrees to help; but Bedlow locks her in the apartment, then confesses his love for her and admits to the murder of her husband. Dr. Cummings and Alan come to her aid; and returning to the drawing room, they find that Bedlow has leaped to his death. Fifi finds happiness at last with the ...

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Fifi Sands, whose husband is constantly unfaithful, is prevented from obtaining a divorce by Bedlow, her husband's lawyer. At a dinner party given by Smith, a columnist, she announces that her husband has at last granted her her freedom; but Owen McDonald, her childhood sweetheart, whom she still loves, is disappointed to learn that she is not asking for alimony or a settlement. When her young son, Alan, announces that his father has been murdered, he accuses his mother of trying to shield McDonald, whom he suspects of the crime. Fifi goes to Bedlow for aid, and learning that she no longer loves McDonald, he agrees to help; but Bedlow locks her in the apartment, then confesses his love for her and admits to the murder of her husband. Dr. Cummings and Alan come to her aid; and returning to the drawing room, they find that Bedlow has leaped to his death. Fifi finds happiness at last with the doctor.

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