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His Double Life (1933)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  12 January 1934 (USA)
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Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the... See full summary »

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Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the identity of his former servant, but finds himself faced with constant dilemmas as a result. Written by Snow Leopard

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Mr. Farrel's Dobbeltliv  »

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Version of The Great Adventure (1915) See more »

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Someday, Sometime, Somewhere
Written by James F. Hanley (as James Hanley) and Karl Stark
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Why, Lillian, Why?
12 August 2002 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie from my local library, excited because I could finally hear my all time favorite actress, Miss Lillian Gish's voice while she was still a young woman. Imagine my surprise when, instead of the quality films she had appeared in during her silent career, I find this horrible, hackneyed "melo-dramedy" not worthy of the nitrate it was filmed on.

The other comments on this page will give you a good idea about the plot of the movie. Out of 10, I gave it a four, only because of the luminous beauty of Lillian Gish, and a rare chance to hear her voice while she was still young.


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