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4 Devils (1928)

Passed | | Drama | 1 August 1929 (Argentina)
Four orphans, raised by an aging clown, becomes a high wire act in a circus.

Director:

F.W. Murnau

Writers:

Berthold Viertel (adaptation), Herman Bang (story "De Fire Djaevle") | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Janet Gaynor ... Marion
Mary Duncan ... The Lady
Charles Morton ... Charles
Barry Norton ... Adolf
Nancy Drexel ... Louise
J. Farrell MacDonald ... The Clown
Anders Randolf ... Cecchi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
E.H. Calvert
André Cheron André Cheron ... Old Roue
George Davis ... Mean Clown
Philippe De Lacy ... Adolf - as a Boy
Wesley Lake Wesley Lake ... Old Clown
Anita Louise ... Louise - as a Girl (as Anita Fremault)
Claire McDowell ... Woman
Jack Parker Jack Parker ... Charles - as a Boy
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Storyline

Four orphans, raised by an aging clown, becomes a high wire act in a circus.

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Taglines:

The Woman Known as "The Lady"...She was a flashing beauty...and when she made love in the modern manner...what man could resist... So she saw the handsome Boy...she saw, she wanted, she conquered...and then...but SEE the amazing climax! (Print Ad-Ludington Daily News,((Ludington, Mich.)) 1 December 1929) See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Passed
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Trivia

Although Sunrise (1927) star George O'Brien wanted to play the role of "Charles," and director F.W. Murnau wanted him to star in he film, Fox cast Charles Morton in the lead. See more »

Connections

Edited into Murnau's 4 Devils: Traces of a Lost Film (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Marion
Lyrics by Lew Pollack
Music by Erno Rapee
Copyright 1928 by DeSylva, Brown & Henderson, Inc
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 1929 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Four Devils See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(sound) | (silent)

Sound Mix:

Mono (MovieTone) (talking sequences)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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