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Forgotten Faces (1936)

Harry Ashton is a superstitious gambling house owner, who relies on sprigs of heliotrope as his good luck charm. One day, Harry catches his wife, Cleo with another man. Harry shoots him and... See full summary »

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Cast

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Cleo Ashton
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Sgt. Johnny Donovan
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Clinton Faraday
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Sally McBride (as Jane Rhodes)
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Mike Davidson
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Hi-Jack Eddie
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Warden Davis
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Mr. McBride
Alan Edwards ...
Steve Deland
Dora Clement ...
Mrs. McBride
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Maid
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Mrs. O'Leary
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Salesgirl (as Antoinette Lees)
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Nurse
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Harry Ashton is a superstitious gambling house owner, who relies on sprigs of heliotrope as his good luck charm. One day, Harry catches his wife, Cleo with another man. Harry shoots him and takes his 18 month old daughter, Sally to best friend, Sgt. Donovan to find her a good home. Harry turns himself in and gets life in prison. 17 years pass, Cleo is on the brinks of losing her job as a burlesque dancer. Cleo decides to blackmail the McBrides (Sally's devoted adoptive parents). Harry discovers this and promises his warden that while on parole he will protect Sally. Harry trades places with the McBride's butler. While working, Harry discovers a letter addressed to the McBrides from Cleo asking to meet with her. Harry meets with Cleo instead and they begin to fight... Written by Kelly

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15 May 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Heliotrop  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Film debut of Betty Jane Rhodes, See more »

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Version of Heliotrope (1920) See more »

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