Sarah Padden is in casting call lists for the role of "Frau Elsatz," but she was not seen n the movie. Pre-production items in Film Daily and the Hollywood Reporter list Sidney Toler and 'Sidney Blackmer' as cast members, but they were not seen in the movie either. See more »
Back in the days before VCR's I set my alarm clock to 3:00 Am to watch this film. If you were a film buff back then you had no choice, the TV told you when to watch something. I was a big Clark Gable fan and this was a pretty obscure film that I was keen on seeing.
My grandmother wandered in and sat down with me to watch. She not only knew the film immediately but remembered every moment in the film like she had just seen it. She remembered what she wore and what she had for lunch that day in 1934. This movie was like a time machine for her. She cried at the end like a little girl.
I lost my grandmother not long after that and this memory has stayed with me for 30 years.
I haven't seen the film since but I remember it being a very old fashioned melodrama. It will never get to DVD I suppose.
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