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Letty Lynton (1932)

 -  Drama  -  14 May 1932 (USA)
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Wealthy socialite Letty Lynton is returning to New York, abandoning one-tine lover Emile Renaul in South America, when she strikes up a shipboard romance with Jerry Darrow. Renault is ... See full summary »

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Letty Lynton
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Hale Darrow
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Emile Renaul
Lewis Stone ...
District Attorney Haney
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Mrs. Lynton, Letty's Mothers
Louise Closser Hale ...
Miranda, Letty's Maid
Emma Dunn ...
Mrs. Darrow, Jerry's Mother
Walter Walker ...
Mr. Darrow, Jerry's Father
William Pawley ...
Hennessey
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Wealthy socialite Letty Lynton is returning to New York, abandoning one-tine lover Emile Renaul in South America, when she strikes up a shipboard romance with Jerry Darrow. Renault is waiting for her in New York and will not leave her alone, so she poisons him. When detectives take her to the D.A.s office, Jerry cooks up an alibi. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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14 May 1932 (USA)  »

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Clark Gable was originally intended to be the lead male in the movie, however MGM wanted to punish Gable and Crawford for conducting an affair so Robert Montgomery was chosen to appear in the film. See more »

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Letty Lynton: You know I never kiss anyone before one o'clock.
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Just Release it Already!
24 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Letty Lynton is unfortunately barred from being formally released due to a lawsuit, a shame because it is a good early Crawford film. The story revolves around Letty Lynton (Joan Crawford), a woman whose past with Emile (Nils Asther) makes her a less than desirable woman. She falls in love with Jerry (Robert Montgomery) who loves her in return and intends to make her his wife. But he doesn't know of her past and that Emile has come to claim her.

Crawford looked best in these early talkies with fabulous wardrobes by Adrian and a gorgeous face. As an actress, she is natural and enthusiastic. She has chemistry with both the seductive Asther and the charismatic Montgomery, making for a more interesting story.

There are several funny scenes in the film as well as plenty of drama, making it accessible by wider audiences, that is, if one can find a copy.


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