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Redemption (1930)

| Drama | 2 May 1930 (USA)
Fedya wins Lisa away from her fiance, Victor Karenin. But after Fedya weds Lisa, he becomes infatuated with a gypsy girl, Masha. His duplicity leads to tragedy.

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Masha
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Victor Karenin
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Anna Pavlovna
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Petushkov
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Artimiev
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Magistrate
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Bearded Mariner in Cafe
George Spelvin ...
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Waiter
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Policeman (as Dick Alexander)
Charles Quatermaine ...
Artimiev
Agostino Borgato ...
Petushkov
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Fedya wins Lisa away from her fiance, Victor Karenin. But after Fedya weds Lisa, he becomes infatuated with a gypsy girl, Masha. His duplicity leads to tragedy. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The original Broadway production of "Redemption" by Arthur Hopkins based on the Leo Tolstoy novel opened at the Plymouth Theater on October 3, 1918 and ran for 204 performances. See more »

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Version of Zhivoy trup (1911) See more »

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A sound film for silent-film fans
4 October 2016 | by (SoCal) – See all my reviews

A good sound film for its time that should be absolutely fascinating to any silent-film buff. Look at the cast list and the director's name. This film positively teems with former silent-film *STARS* at the onset of sound productions.

Perhaps not surprisingly, I feel this film would have been better if produced silent. It certainly has the silent "look" and a silent "pace" to it.

While I think all the actors' voices sound good (even Gilbert's), their line deliveries are occasionally suspect--but not too bad.

All in all a decent (not excellent) early sound picture that should hold silent-film fans rapt till the end credits.


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