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East Lynne (1931)

East Lynne





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In this film, Ann Harding portrays Lady Isabel Carlisle, whose title masks a careless past. Years after being thrown out of her home and giving up her illegitimate son to strangers, Lady Isabel comes across the boy by accident. He is dying of consumption, so the lady confesses her indiscretion.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Bradley King (I), Tom Barry
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Ann Harding
as Lady Isabella
Clive Brook
as Capt. Levinson
Conrad Nagel
as Robert Carlyle
Cecilia Loftus
as Cornelia Carlyle
O.P. Heggie
as Earl of Mount Severn
Wally Albright
as William, as a Boy
Ronnie Cosbey
as William, as a Baby
Eric Mayne
as Doctor
David Torrence
as Sir Richard Hare
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Critic Reviews for East Lynne

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Mr. Brook acts with his usual restraint. Miss Loftus is capital as the sinister Cornelia.

Full Review… | January 31, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

An excellent piece of work in taking a legendary meller play and transposing it into a screen drama of strength and charm.

Full Review… | January 31, 2012
Top Critic

Good cast rises above the extravagantly emotional and sentimental material.

Full Review… | January 31, 2012
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Ann Hardin gives a solid performance in this melodrama about a woman who goes blind after being deserted.

Full Review… | March 9, 2011

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