MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 30,472 this week

The Virtuous Sin (1930)

6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 56 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 27 Dec 2010
 
list image
a list of 32 titles
created 04 Dec 2011
 
a list of 4116 titles
created 12 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 9998 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 62 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Virtuous Sin (1930)

The Virtuous Sin (1930) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Virtuous Sin.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Gen. Gregori Platoff
...
Marya Ivanova Sablin
Kenneth MacKenna ...
Lt. Victor Sablin
Jobyna Howland ...
Alexandra Stroganov
Paul Cavanagh ...
Capt. Orloff
Eric Kalkhurst ...
Lt. Glinka
Oscar Apfel ...
Maj. Ivanoff
Gordon McLeod ...
Col. Nikitin
Youcca Troubetzkov ...
Capt. Sobakin
Victor Potel ...
Sentry
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 November 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cast Iron  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Connections

Alternate-language version of Die Nacht der Entscheidung (1931) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"To be loyal I had to be disloyal."
25 November 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Marya (Kay Francis) gets friendly with Gen. Platoff (Walter Huston) in order to save her husband Victor (Kenneth MacKenna) from being executed. This involves sleeping with him. The outcome may not be what you expect.

This is an enjoyable film although it drags in parts and is quite stagey, eg, the characters sometimes deliver their lines facing the camera and each scene fades out before we start the following scene. Kenneth MacKenna is a real arse-hole in this film twatting on about his own personal honour. Kay Francis has become a slag to save his life and the prick just seems ungrateful. Thank goodness the film ends in the way that it does. I liked Walter Huston's character in the film - he is a tough general - and I felt sorry for him when he realized that he had been used by Kay Francis. I thought that he delivered the best line of the film in the battle scene where he grabs Victor back from going over the bunker to certain death. His command is "You're alive and you will please remain that way!"

The film keeps you guessing as to what Marya's tactic is going to be in order to secure Victor's release. In the end, it's nothing more than being a slut so it's slightly disappointing in terms of an exciting plot. Jobyna Howland has some funny moments as the brothel madam "Alexandra". Overall, the film is OK.


0 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Virtuous Sin (1930) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?