An American Tragedy (1931)

08/22/1931 (US) CrimeDramaRomance 1h 36m
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A social climber charms a debutante, seduces a factory worker and commits murder.

  1. Josef von Sternberg

    Director, Writer

  2. Theodore Dreiser


  3. Samuel Hoffenstein


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  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

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

  8. Claire Dodd

    Claire Dodd

    Gaile Warren (uncredited)

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An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy

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Original Language English

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