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Polish Jew (1931)

Le Juif polonais (original title)
Approved | | Drama | 16 September 1937 (USA)
Based on the play "The Bells", by Sir Henry Irving and Richard Mansfield, and first shown in the USA in September, 1937 at the "Cinema de Paris," which was a theatre and not a distribution ... See full summary »

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Mady Berry ...
Georges La Cressonnière ...
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Lucien Dayle ...
Walter
Geo Laby ...
Richter Fils
Louis Pré Fils ...
Muller
Mlle Rivière ...
Loïs, la servante
Raymond Gardanne ...
Franz
Raymond Turgy ...
Nicolas (as Raymond Turoy)
Jules Maurice ...
Murder Victim
Jules Maurier ...
Le Juif polonais
Emilio Vardannes ...
(as Vardannes)
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Lucien Brulé
Berthe Charmal
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Based on the play "The Bells", by Sir Henry Irving and Richard Mansfield, and first shown in the USA in September, 1937 at the "Cinema de Paris," which was a theatre and not a distribution company. The story recounts the murder of an itinerant Jew (Jules Maurice)by the village Burgomaster (Harry Baur.) Years go by and Baur's crime does not weigh heavily on his conscience. But at a banquet one night, the subject of the killing comes up and he faints, and is haunted from that point onward by the vision of the man he killed and the sound of the sleigh bells that first accompanied the victim's arrival in the village. And, to complicate matters for Baur, the son of the victim arrives, and proceeds to fall in love with Baur's daughter. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The bells were ringing.......

Based on the play "The Bells", by Sir Henry Irving and Richard Mansfield, and first shown in the USA in September, 1937 at the "Cinema de Paris," which was a theatre and not a distribution company.

The story recounts the murder of an itinerant Jew (Jules Maurice)by the village Burgomaster (Harry Baur.) Years go by and Baur's crime does not weigh heavily on his conscience. But at a banquet one night, the subject of the killing comes up and he faints, and is haunted from that point onward by the vision of the man he killed and the sound of the sleigh bells that first accompanied the victim's arrival in the village.

And, to complicate matters for Baur, the son of the victim arrives, and proceeds to fall in love with Baur's daughter.


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