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The World Gone Mad (1933)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 15 April 1933 (USA)
A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

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Christy Cabanne

Writer:

Edward T. Lowe Jr. (screen story) (as Edward T. Lowe)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Pat O'Brien ... Andy Terrell
Evelyn Brent ... Carlotta Lamont
Neil Hamilton ... Lionel Houston
Mary Brian ... Diane Cromwell
Louis Calhern ... Christopher Bruno (as Louis Calhearn)
J. Carrol Naish ... Ramon Salvadore
Buster Phelps ... Ralph Henderson
Richard Tucker ... Graham Gaines
John St. Polis ... Grover Cromwell
Geneva Mitchell ... Evelyn Henderson
Wallis Clark Wallis Clark ... Dist. Atty. Avery Henderson
Huntley Gordon ... Osborne
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A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

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An absorbing indictment of big business


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Public Be Damned See more »

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Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Slow!
17 April 2006 | by VampenguinSee all my reviews

Not really sure what to say about this one, aside from I didn't like it much. The actors were all fine, there were a few laughs here and there. The ending wasn't too bad, but I suppose after the mess of a plot that came before it, that's not a huge feat. Half the time you have no idea what's going on, and by the time you might have a clue, you don't care anymore. This plods along at a pace most snails would be ashamed of, and I found myself fighting to stay awake the whole time. Don't get me wrong, I don't mind a slow-paced movie, so long as it keeps your attention. This doesn't. Overall, is this a good movie? No, not really. Could it cure insomnia? I wouldn't be surprised.

3.5/10


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