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Crime Without Passion (1934)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 30 August 1934 (USA)
Prominent lawyer shoots unfaithful girlfriend during quarrel, has to establish alibi.
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Complete credited cast:
Claude Rains ... Lee Gentry
Margo ... Carmen Brown
Whitney Bourne ... Katy Costello
Stanley Ridges ... Eddie White
Leslie Adams Leslie Adams ... State's Attorney O'Brien
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Prominent lawyer shoots unfaithful girlfriend during quarrel, has to establish alibi.

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He had tired of her - and for that he was sorry! He was tied to her - and for that he hated her! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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One of the few films of the 1930s in which most of the credits are shown at the end. See more »

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Claude Reigns, Almost
29 June 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

This is actually a movie about a lost soul. Claude Rains plays a successful lawyer with virtually no moral standards. He is despised by his peers and embarrasses the police, time and time again. Beyond that, he is a cruel womanizer. He uses women and throws them away. He has a thing for a dancer in a nightclub. She had a previous affair with a serious adversary of Rains. Rains sets up a situation where the young woman can't win, and eventually he cruelly drives her to despair. This is quirky. See the first and last scene with the furies. Amazing stuff for the 1030's. I got a great kick out of this film.


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30 August 1934 (USA) See more »

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