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An American Tragedy

Directed by Josef von Sternberg
1930    1h 36m    Approved
A poor factory worker employed by a wealthy uncle falls in love with a beautiful heiress, but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated.
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Cast of An American Tragedy
  • Phillips HolmesClyde Griffiths
  • Sylvia SidneyRoberta 'Bert' Alden
  • Frances DeeSondra Finchley
  • Irving PichelDistrict Attorney Orville Mason
  • Frederick BurtonSamuel Griffiths
  • Claire McDowellMrs. Samuel Griffiths
  • Wallace MiddletonGilbert Griffiths
  • Emmett CorriganBelknap
  • Charles MiddletonAttorney Reuben Jephson
  • Lucille La VerneMrs. Asa Griffiths
  • Al HartTitus Alden
  • Fanny MidgleyMrs. Titus Alden
  • Arnold KorffJudge Oberwaltzer
  • Russ PowellCoroner Fred Heit
  • Ed BradyTrain Brakeman (uncredited)
  • Richard CramerDeputy Sheriff Kraut (uncredited)
  • Claire DoddGaile Warren (uncredited)
  • Robert DudleyJuror (uncredited)
  • George IrvingMr. Finchley (uncredited)
  • Arline JudgeBella Griffiths (uncredited)
  • Nella WalkerHotel Guest (uncredited)
  • William Bailey
  • Martin Cichy
  • James Durkin
  • Elizabeth Forrester
  • Sherry Hall
  • Evelyn Pierce
  • Vivian Winston

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