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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (NTSC, 73 min.) : DVD video, sound, Recorded DVD, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : [2011]

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General Note:
Originally produced in the United States as a motion picture in 1934.
Mono, full screen 1.33:1.
From the story by Ben Hecht.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Tony Gaudio; art director, Anton Grot; editor, Owen Marks; gowns, Orry-Kelly; Vitaphone Orchestra conducted by Leo F. Forbstein.
Participant or Performer Note:
Warren William, Mary Astor, Ginger Rogers, Andy Devine, Dickie Moore, Ferdinand Gottschalk, J. Carroll Naish, Sidney Toler, Henry O'Neill, Theodore Newton, Robert Barrat, Robert Greig, Frank Sheridan, John Qualen, Williard Robertson.
Summary, etc.:
A wealthy railroad magnate who is devoted to his family is neglected by his wife. He begins to spend time with a sympathetic showgirl. The showgirl's boyfriend tries to blackmail him; in the resulting melee, the showgirl is killed by the boyfriend, and the boyfriend is killed by the magnate, who then tries to cover up the crime.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
Regions 1-6.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Industrialists > United States > Conduct of life > Drama.
Rich people > United States > Conduct of life > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Adultery > Drama.
Women dancers > Drama.
Extortion > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Trials (Murder) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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