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The World Gone Mad (1933)

Unrated  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  15 April 1933 (USA)
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A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

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Christopher Bruno (as Louis Calhearn)
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Ramon Salvadore
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Grover Cromwell
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Evelyn Henderson
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A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

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One scene takes place in from of a theatre where posters for The Vampire Bat (1933) are on display. "The Vampire Bat" was one of Majestic's biggest hits, and remains the most widely seen of its existing films. It had gone into release about three months before the release of this film. See more »

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8 May 2004 | by (Derby, UK) – See all my reviews

Apart from some occasionally stiff acting by the leads, plus the usual enthusiastic reporter portrayal, this time by Pat O'Brien, this is a pretty terse and believable tale of Your Wrongs Will Eventually Find You Out. The overall technology was poor of course, but ignorable. Some cogent scripting was going off here, much too detailed to go into - take my word for it! However, Neil Hamilton as the D.A. says that if he could he would line up against a wall all crooked businessmen and shoot them ... if caught a fair trial was obviously guaranteed then.

Best bit: The two minute scene in the dark where Pat O'Brien and Evelyn Brent are lying on a bed both pretending to be drunk and playful for their own reasons. Your mind can run riot listening to them goofing around as shadows!

Out of dozens of similar early 30's films in this vein I've seen, TWGM must come near the top.


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