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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


Top Billed Cast

  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

Full Cast & Crew

An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy



Status Released

Release Information

  • August 22, 1931


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -



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