The Charlatan (1929)

04/13/1929 (US) Thriller 1h 3m
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A woman goes to a sideshow fortune-teller to have her fortune told, and is astonished when the man looks into his crystal ball and goes into great detail about events in her past that few people ever knew about. Shaken, she leaves and later tells her girlfriend about the incident. The girlfriend insists that she invite the fortune-teller to a party they're having at her house. What the woman doesn't realize is that the "fortune-teller" is actually the ex-husband she abandoned years ago, when she took their daughter and ran off with her lover. When the "charlatan" is invited to the party, he sees an opportunity to take his revenge on his faithless ex-wife.

  1. George Melford


Top Billed Cast

  1. Holmes Herbert

    Holmes Herbert

    Peter "Count Merlin" Dwight

  2. Margaret Livingston

    Margaret Livingston

    Florence Talbot

  3. Rockliffe Fellowes

    Rockliffe Fellowes

    Richard Talbot

  4. Philo McCullough

    Philo McCullough

    Walter Paynter

  5. Anita Garvin

    Mrs. Paynter

  6. Crauford Kent

    Crauford Kent

    Frank Deering

  7. John George

    Count Merlin's Assistant (uncredited)

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The Charlatan

Status Released

Original Language English

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