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His Double Life (1933)

Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the... See full summary »

Director:

Arthur Hopkins

Writers:

Arnold Bennett (novel), Clara Beranger (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roland Young ... Priam Farrel
Lillian Gish ... Alice Chalice
Montagu Love ... Duncan Farrel
Lumsden Hare ... Oxford
Lucy Beaumont ... Mrs. Leek
Charles Richman ... Witt
Oliver Smith Oliver Smith ... Leek Twin - John
Philip Tonge ... Leek Twin - Henry
Audrey Ridgewell ... Lady Helen
Regina DeValet Regina DeValet ... Mary
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Storyline

Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the identity of his former servant, but finds himself faced with constant dilemmas as a result. Written by Snow Leopard

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HE'S NOT HIMSELF! ...Even his bride thinks he's two other fellows...! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Itt állok eltemetve See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Eddie Dowling Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Wide Range System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-1946. Its earliest documented television broadcast occurred Sunday 4 January 1942 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1); after WWII, WNBT gave television viewers another look at it Tuesday 6 September 1949, and it was frequently shown thereafter. In Los Angeles it first aired Saturday 28 January 1950 on KECA (Channel 7). See more »

Connections

Version of The Great Adventure (1921) See more »

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Someday, Sometime, Somewhere
(uncredited)
Written by James F. Hanley and Karl Stark
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Why, Lillian, Why?
12 August 2002 | by Shelly_Servo3000See all my reviews

I rented this movie from my local library, excited because I could finally hear my all time favorite actress, Miss Lillian Gish's voice while she was still a young woman. Imagine my surprise when, instead of the quality films she had appeared in during her silent career, I find this horrible, hackneyed "melo-dramedy" not worthy of the nitrate it was filmed on.

The other comments on this page will give you a good idea about the plot of the movie. Out of 10, I gave it a four, only because of the luminous beauty of Lillian Gish, and a rare chance to hear her voice while she was still young.


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