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This film was released in Great Britain at a running time of 85 min. Modern sources include Prod Michael Balcon, Dial Monckton Hoffe, Des Vetchinsky, Cost Gordon Conway and Mus dir Louis Levy in the production. ...

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This film was released in Great Britain at a running time of 85 min. Modern sources include Prod Michael Balcon, Dial Monckton Hoffe, Des Vetchinsky, Cost Gordon Conway and Mus dir Louis Levy in the production.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
LOCATION
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
10 Jan 1932
p. 8
Motion Picture Herald
21 Nov 1931
pp. 49-50
Variety
17 Nov 1931
p. 26
Variety
8 Mar 1932
p. 23
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
FILM EDITORS
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Michael and Mary by A. A. Milne (New York, 13 Dec 1929).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 January 1932
Premiere Information:
London opening: Oct 1931
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Gainsborough Pictures Ltd.
12 January 1932
LP2800
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
76 or 80
Length(in feet):
7,619
Countries:
United Kingdom, United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Michael Rowe, a successful novelist, accidentally kills his wife's first husband on the eve of their son's wedding. At his trial, Rowe invents a story about the death as clever as those in his books, and is ...

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Michael Rowe, a successful novelist, accidentally kills his wife's first husband on the eve of their son's wedding. At his trial, Rowe invents a story about the death as clever as those in his books, and is acquitted.

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GENRE
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Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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