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The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)

Passed  -  Crime | Drama  -  13 December 1933 (USA)
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Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Zita Johann ...
Nora Moran
John Miljan ...
Paulino
Alan Dinehart ...
District Attorney John Grant
Paul Cavanagh ...
Gov. Dick Crawford
Claire Du Brey ...
Mrs. Edith Crawford
Sarah Padden ...
Mrs. Watts
Henry B. Walthall ...
Father Ryan
Otis Harlan ...
Mr. Moran
Aggie Herring ...
Mrs. Moran
Cora Sue Collins ...
Nora Moran, as a Child
Joseph W. Girard ...
Captain of Detectives (as Joe Girard)
Ann Brody ...
Matron
Syd Saylor
Harvey Clark
Rolfe Sedan ...
Stage Manager
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Storyline

Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it would not damage the lives, careers and reputations of those whom she loves. Written by Kieran Kenney

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A MAJESTIC PICTURE which proudly leads the outstanding screen attractions of 1934 (original poster) See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Passed
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13 December 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Woman in the Chair  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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IndependentCritics.com named the poster for "The Sin of Nora Moran" as the #1 poster of all time in their Top 100 List. See more »

Quotes

Matron: [as prison guard reads writ of execution] All right, read it here. Can't you read it to yourself?
Prison guard: I guess I could do that. Maybe if I just mumbled it would be all right.
Matron: Mumble and be damned.
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Good Story Gone Bad
13 January 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This should be an excellent weeper, but it doesn't come off. Too much of the story is told by narration and the performances are flat and, in the case of lead Zita Johann, far too frequently leaden -- as often happens with a good actor, an apparently deliberate but boring choice. The cinematography is excellent, although the 'talking heads' finale is a bizarre choice.


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