William Powell
Director: Jack Conway Cast: William Powell
William Powell
, Hedy Lamarr
Hedy Lamarr
, Claire Trevor
Claire Trevor
Jack Conway

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An innocent man is put on trial, but is he really as innocent as he claims? Diplomat David Talbot (William Powell) and his bride Lucienne (Hedy Lamarr) are enjoying a honeymoon in Paris when David is confronted by extortionists who demand money in exchange for not turning him in to the police. David has no idea what the men are talking about and ignores their threats, but the men prove good to their word, and David finds himself on trial for a series of thefts. At the trial, David's name is cleared when Henri Sarrow (Basil Rathbone) testifies that he knew the man who committed the crimes, a friend of his who recently died. However, after the trial, David meets Sarrow, who informs David that he lied under oath; according to Sarrow, David did indeed commit the robberies while suffering from amnesia after a severe blow to the head, and if he wants to keep the facts quiet, he'll do whatever Sarrow says.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/15/2009
UPC: 0883316204948
Original Release: 1942
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:24:00
Sales rank: 12,266

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
William Powell David Talbot
Hedy Lamarr Lucienne Talbot
Claire Trevor Michelle Allaine
Basil Rathbone Henri Sarrow
Felix Bressart Dr. Andre Tessier
Margaret Wycherly Mme. Pelletier
H.B. Warner Prosecuting Attorney
Sig Rumann Dr. Alex Dubroc
Philip Merivale Commissaire
Vladimir Sokoloff Le Duc
Guy Bates Post President of Court
Fritz Leiber Deval
John Mylong Baron de Lorraine
Frank Conroy Defense Attorney
James Rennie Martin
Bertram Marburgh Landers
Harry Fleischmann Assistant Defense Attorney
Enrique Acosta Actor
Jack Chefe Actor
Guy D'Ennery Actor
George Davis Clerk
Jean del Val Court Clerk
William Edmunds Driver
Budd Fine Paris Policeman
Christian J. Frank Guard
Octavio Giraud Actor
Gibson Gowland Actor
Grace Hayle Patient
Alphonse Martell Headwaiter
Torben Meyer Old Man
Sandra Morgan Reporter
Ferdinand Munier Fat Man
Louis Natheaux Actor
Anna Q. Nilsson Mme. Deval
Reginald Owen Concierge
John Picorri Waiter
Theodore Rand Orchestra Leader
Billy Roy Actor
John St. Polis Professor
Hector V. Sarno Organ Grinder
Lester Sharpe Actor
Alice Ward Nurse Receptionist
Paul Weigel Actor
Marek Windheim Clerk at Airport
Adolph Faylauer Associate Judge
Alex Davidoff Detective
Armand Cortez Clerk
Irene Shirley Maid
Ralph Bushman Giant Policeman

Technical Credits
Jack Conway Director
George Boemler Editor
John S. Detlie Art Director
Howard Dietz Songwriter
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
John H. Kafka Original Story
Robert Kalloch Costumes/Costume Designer
Bronislau Kaper Score Composer
Edwin H. Knopf Producer
Howard Emmet Rogers Original Story
Joseph Ruttenberg Cinematographer
Arthur Schwartz Songwriter
Guy Troper Screenwriter
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration/Design

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