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Two Against the World (1932)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 3 September 1932 (USA)
A woman from high society must testify in a murder trial prosecuted by her suitor.

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Miss Adele 'Dell' Hamilton
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Mr. David 'Dave' Norton
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Corinne Walton
Allen Vincent ...
Bob Hamilton
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Victor H. 'Vic' Linley
Walter Walker ...
Courtney Hamilton
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Segall, reporter
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George 'Georgie' Walton
Hale Hamilton ...
Mr. Gordon Mitchell
Oscar Apfel ...
District Attorney Howard Mills
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Louise Carter ...
Mrs. Polansky (scenes deleted)
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A woman from high society must testify in a murder trial prosecuted by her suitor.

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Louise Carter is listed in studio records as a cast member for the role of "Mrs. Polansky", but Sarah Padden played that role. Leila Bennett is also in studio records as "The Bootlegger", but she did not appear in the movie. See more »

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Radio Commentator: And that's all the news I could gather from Hollywood, until tomorrow. And now, I want to take you to the Hamilton murder trial... Waiting her turn to take the stand, Dell Hamilton, paler than usual, they say that rouge is upsetting to the jury. Ha-ha-ha... My dears, you should have been in the courtroom today... And, my dear, she had on the sheerest stockings you have ever seen... I caught the glance of a juryman gazing into her Mediterranean blue eyes. Ha-ha-ha...
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Bennett a sheer delight
2 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Constance Bennett stars with Neil Hamilton in "Two Against the World," a precode film from 1932. When a compact is found left on a bed, it just has to be precode.

Bennett plays Dell Hamilton, a beautiful socialite who falls for an attorney (Hamilton). This leads to problems when she tries to protect her family and winds up on the witness stand, with Hamilton on the side of the prosecution.

Decent drama, melodramatic as was the style, with Bennett looking dazzling in a variety of '30s outfits. She gives a lively performance -- flirtatious, charming, and warmhearted. Hamilton is solid and an unlikely candidate as a romantic lead. Thirty-plus years later, he would play Commissioner Gordon on "Batman." I always love watching Constance Bennett in films, and this one was no exception.


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