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Overview

Dick Heldar, a London artist, is gradually losing his sight. He struggles to complete his masterpiece, the portrait of Bessie Broke, a cockney girl, before his eyesight fails him.

  1. Robert Carson

    Screenplay

  2. Rudyard Kipling

    Novel

  3. William A. Wellman

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ronald Colman

    Ronald Colman

    Dick Heldar

  2. Walter Huston

    Walter Huston

    Torpenhow

  3. Muriel Angelus

    Muriel Angelus

    Maisie

  4. Ida Lupino

    Ida Lupino

    Bessie Broke

  5. Dudley Digges

    Dudley Digges

    The Nilghai

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The Light That Failed

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  • December 24, 1939
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

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