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The World Gone Mad (1933)

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



(screen story) (as Edward T. Lowe)

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Cast overview:
Andy Terrell
Carlotta Lamont
Lionel Houston
Diane Cromwell
Christopher Bruno (as Louis Calhearn)
Ramon Salvadore
Ralph Henderson
Graham Gaines
Grover Cromwell
Evelyn Henderson
Wallis Clark ...
Dist. Atty. Avery Henderson


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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An absorbing indictment of big business


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Release Date:

15 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Public Be Damned  »

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| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


This film was first shown on television Sunday 26 November 1939 on New York City's pioneer, and still experimental television station W2XBS. See more »


Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Screaming Skull (2010) See more »

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17 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

Not really sure what to say about this one, aside from I didn't like it much. The actors were all fine, there were a few laughs here and there. The ending wasn't too bad, but I suppose after the mess of a plot that came before it, that's not a huge feat. Half the time you have no idea what's going on, and by the time you might have a clue, you don't care anymore. This plods along at a pace most snails would be ashamed of, and I found myself fighting to stay awake the whole time. Don't get me wrong, I don't mind a slow-paced movie, so long as it keeps your attention. This doesn't. Overall, is this a good movie? No, not really. Could it cure insomnia? I wouldn't be surprised.


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