Madame X (1929)
A working-class mother, rejected by the aristocratic family she has married into, must watch her son grow up from afar -- until, now a prominent attorney, he unknowingly defends his mother when she's accused of murder. The fourth of seven film versions of the 1906 play, retitled Absinthe for TV prints.
as Col. Hanby
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Stiff and creaky original version of the much remade weeper. Chatterton is too theatrical in her role to buy in her later scenes of dissipation. Watch the more enjoyable Lana Turner version instead.More
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