The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934)

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In this off-beat anti-war drama, a pacifist finds himself driven to violence by the horrors of WWI. Claude Rains plays a peace-loving, brilliant author who is sent to the fronts to write a damning story on the fighting and on the capitalists who keep the devastating battles raging for their own profit. Though he continues his crusade for peace throughout the bloodshed, no one listens and the author decides to return home. There he finds his wife abed with his publisher. Blind rage overpowers his reason and a tragedy ensues proving that violence does indeed create violence.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Drama
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
Universal

Cast

Claude Rains
as Paul Verin
Joan Bennett
as Adele Verin
Lionel Atwill
as Henri Dumont
Henry O'Neill
as Fernand DeMarney
Juanita Quigley
as Linette Verin
Bessie Barriscale
as Louise, Maid
Lawrence Grant
as Marchand
Valerie Hobson
as Mimi, Carnival Girl
Hugh O'Connell
as Danglas
Henry Armetta
as Laurent
Noel Francis
as Chon-Chon, Curly's Girl
Phyllis Brooks
as Secretary
Gilbert Emery
as His Excellency
Walter Walker
as Dignitary
Edward Martindel
as Dignitary
Crauford Kent
as Dignitary
C. Montague Shaw
as Dignitary
Purnell Pratt
as Munitions Board Director
Jameson Thomas
as Munitions Board Director
Edward Van Sloan
as Munitions Board Director
Judith Wood
as Margot
James Donlan
as Man in Theater Box
Lloyd Hughes
as Andre, Dumont's Secretary
Boyd Irwin
as Petty Officer
G.P. Huntley
as Pierre
Will Stanton
as Drunk Soldier
George Davis
as Lorry Driver
Lionel Belmore
as Train Conductor
Emerson Treacy
as French Student/Attacked Pacifist
Lee Phelps
as Soldier
Rudolph Cameron
as Maitre d'
Norman Ainsley
as Steward
Russ Powell
as Station Master
Harry Cording
as French Mechanic
Lilyan Irene
as Woman Shopper
Russell Powell
as Station Master
Rolfe Sedan
as Waiter
Ben Hendricks Jr.
as Chauffeur
William H. Ruhl
as Shopper's Husband
Carl Stockdale
as Tradesman
Tom Ricketts
as Citizen
Josef Swickard
as Citizen
William West
as Citizen
Colin Kenny
as Citizen
Ted Billings
as Newsboy
Nell Craig
as Woman
Russ Clark
as French Truck Driver
John Ince
as Speaker
Margaret Mann
as Granny
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