An American Tragedy

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Overview

A social climber (Phillips Holmes) charms a debutante (Frances Dee), seduces a factory worker (Sylvia Sidney) and commits murder

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 22, 1931
    Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 10

  1. Phillips Holmes

    Phillips Holmes
    Clyde Griffiths

  2. Sylvia Sidney

    Sylvia Sidney
    Roberta 'Bert' Alden

  3. Frances Dee

    Frances Dee
    Sondra Finchley

  4. Irving Pichel

    Irving Pichel
    District Attorney Orville Mason

  5. Claire McDowell

    Claire McDowell
    Mrs. Samuel Griffiths

  6. Lucille La Verne

    Lucille La Verne
    Mrs. Asa Griffiths

  7. Charles Middleton

    Charles Middleton
    Jephson (Clyde's second attorney) (as Charles B. Middleton)

  8. Claire Dodd

    Claire Dodd
    Gaile Warren (uncredited)

  9. George Irving

    George Irving
    Mr. Finchley (uncredited)

  10. Arline Judge

    Arline Judge
    Bella Griffiths (uncredited)

Crew 2

Directing

  1. Josef von Sternberg

Writing

  1. Theodore Dreiser

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