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Journal of a Crime (1934)

 -  Drama  -  10 March 1934 (USA)
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A wife shoots her husband's mistress. Afterwards, she is tormented by guilt when someone else is blamed for the crime.

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Cartier (as Douglas Dumbrille)
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Costelli
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Young Man at Party
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Henri Marcher
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Herr Winterstein
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Rigaud
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Florestan
Frank Darien ...
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Elsa Janssen ...
Frau Winterstein (as Elsa Jansen)
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A wife shoots her husband's mistress. Afterwards, she is tormented by guilt when someone else is blamed for the crime.

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10 March 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diário de um Crime  »

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Leila Bennett (Maid) is supposed to be in this film, but she was not seen. Mollet's maid, Helene, did not look or sound like Bennett. See more »

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Douglass Dumbrille is credited as "Douglas Dumbrille" in the titles. See more »

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Remake of Une vie perdue (1933) See more »

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Journal of a film performance
26 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ruth Chatterton was one of the Warner Brothers' top stars in the early to mid-1930s. The studio fashioned several heartbreaking melodramas for her as a way to showcase the actress' considerable dramatic talents. She does not disappoint here.

In this film it is clear that Miss Chatteron has the market cornered on melodramatic femmes in gut-wrenching situations. She has a skillful way of doing close-ups that indicate her character's anguish. It is as if she is feeling every minute, every second of the pain-- though whether it's the pain of what her character is going through, or the pain of having to deal with yet another contrived script is anyone's guess. It probably says something about those who do not like watching this on screen, and even more about those who do.


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