An American Tragedy (1931)

08/22/1931 (US) CrimeDramaRomance 1h 36m
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The Story of a Girl...Good Enough to Betray...But Not Good Enough to Marry.


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. Frederick Burton

    Frederick Burton

    Samuel Griffiths

  6. Claire McDowell

    Claire McDowell

    Mrs. Samuel Griffiths

  7. Wallace Middleton

    Gilbert Griffiths

  8. Emmett Corrigan

    Emmett Corrigan


  9. Charles Middleton

    Charles Middleton

    Attorney Reuben Jephson

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An American Tragedy
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Original Language English

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