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This Mad World (1930)

Passed | | Drama, Romance, War | 12 April 1930 (USA)
Paul Parisot, a French spy in World War 1, returns home on a secret mission to visit his mother, and finds that Victoria, the wife of a German general, is billeted in the Parisot home while... See full summary »

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François de Curel (play), Clara Beranger (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Kay Johnson ... Victoria
Basil Rathbone ... Paul Parisot
Louise Dresser ... Pauline Parisot - Paul's Mother
Veda Buckland Veda Buckland ... Anna
Louis Natheaux ... Emile
Wilhelm von Brincken ... Victoria's Husband - the German General (as William von Brincken)
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Paul Parisot, a French spy in World War 1, returns home on a secret mission to visit his mother, and finds that Victoria, the wife of a German general, is billeted in the Parisot home while waiting to see her husband. Victoria discovers that Paul is a spy and, although fascinated by him, plans to reveal his identity to her husband. When the latter is unable to visit her, she attempts to go to the German army headquarters. Paul, suspecting her intentions, follows and lures her to a deserted château with intentions to kill her in order to carry out his mission. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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HE CHOSE LOVE TO HATE- DEATH TO DISHONOR! (Print Ad- Edmonton Journal, ((Edmonton Alta.)) 1 August 1930) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Inhuman Grounds See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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