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True Confession (1937)

12/24/1937 (US) Comedy 1h 25m
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Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple. She is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest, and therefore unsuccessful lawyer. Helen starts a new job, and when her employer is found dead, all the circumstantial evidence points at her. She is put on trial for murder, and her husband defends her. He thinks she is lying again when she says she didn't do it, and insists she plead that she did, but in self defense. Charlie, a shady, odd character who may or may not know something about what really happened, hangs around the courtroom and jail making rude comments and noises. After Helen is acquitted, he tries to blackmail them.

  1. Wesley Ruggles

    Director

  2. Claude Binyon

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Carole Lombard

    Carole Lombard

    Helen Bartlett

  2. Fred MacMurray

    Fred MacMurray

    Kenneth Bartlett

  3. John Barrymore

    John Barrymore

    Charles "Charley" Jasper

  4. Una Merkel

    Una Merkel

    Daisy McClure

  5. Porter Hall

    Porter Hall

    Mr. Hartman, Prosecutor

  6. Edgar Kennedy

    Edgar Kennedy

    Darsey

  7. Lynne Overman

    Lynne Overman

    George, Bartender

  8. Irving Bacon

    Irving Bacon

    Coroner

  9. Fritz Feld

    Fritz Feld

    Butler

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True Confession
True Confession

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Original Language English

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