In 18th-Century Russia, the Czar, Paul, is surrounded by murderous plots and trusts only Count Pahlen. Pahlen wishes to protect his friend, the mad king, but because of the horror of the ... See full summary »
Jeanne Eagels plays the bored and restless Leslie Crosbie who turns to another man, Geoffrey Hammond (Herbert Marshall) for attention when neglected by her husband Robert (Reginald Owen). ... See full summary »
Jean de Limur
The story takes place in Milwaukee during the early 1900s with a bank clerk named August Schiller who is happy with both his job and his family. He is tasked with transporting $1,000 in ... See full summary »
After accidentally killing the key witness to a crime, a mysterious drifter turns himself to the law, under a false name intending to protect his own family. But when the news of his ... See full summary »
William K. Howard
Johnny Mack Brown
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John Francis Dillon
Robert Emmett O'Connor
An amazing, stupendous story of Carnival life with a laugh, a tear, and a heart throb alternating and combining to make this the outstanding picture of its kind of the 1929 season. (Herald). See more »
Dorothy Mackaill a stand-out in part-talkie version of famous play.
Although it was Betty Compson who was given a Best Actress Oscar nom for her role in this film, it was fellow actress Dorothy Mackaill who really deserved it. Her performance was fiery and full of emotion, leaving a much more vivid impression than that of Ms. Compson. This is a silent with talking sequences.
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