The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

The Mystery of Edwin Drood





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Charles Dickens' unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, has been a source of speculation and controversy ever since its posthumous publication. Even so, the ending concocted by scenarists John Balderston and Gladys Unger for the 1935 film version of Edwin Drood met with near-unanimous approval from Dickens buffs, who felt that Balderston and Unger had remained faithful to the author's original intention. Claude Rains stars as John Jasper, the seemingly respectable choirmaster of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Charles Dickens, Leopold Atlas, John L. Balderston, Gladys Unger, Bradley King (I)
On DVD: Aug 6, 1996



as John Jasper

as Neville Landless

as Rosa Bud

as Edwin Drood

as Helena Landless

as Rev. Mr. Septimus Cr...

as Hiram Grewigious

as Thomas Sapsea

as Mrs. Crisparkle

as Miss Twinkleton

as Opium Den Hag

as Chief Verger Tope

as Mrs. Tisher

as Opium Addict

as Crisparkle Maid

as Villager
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Claude Rains gives another one of his great performances, brilliantly playing a vile character suspected of murder.

Full Review… | March 4, 2015
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