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Fascination (1931)

A vampish actress comes between a happily married couple.

Director:

Miles Mander

Writers:

Eliot Crawshay-Williams (written for the screen by) (as E. Crawshay Williams), Victor Kendall (scenario)
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Cast overview:
Madeleine Carroll ... Gwenda Farrell
Carl Harbord Carl Harbord ... Larry Maitland
Dorothy Bartlam Dorothy Bartlam ... Vera Maitland
Kay Hammond ... Kay
Kenneth Kove ... Bertie
Louis Goodrich Louis Goodrich ... Colonel Farrington
Roland Culver ... Ronnie
Freddie Bartholomew ... Child
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A vampish actress comes between a happily married couple.

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Fascination
(uncredited)
Written by Idris Lewis and John Reynders
sung over main credits
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BFI have done their best with the restoration
21 February 2016 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This film has been restored by the BIG with the aid of a National Lottery Grant.What has made this quite difficult is that there was only one extant print and that was well worn from its use as a release print.They have been able to do a good job of the picture.However it is clear that the soundtrack was a major problem as it is quite indistinct in places.So they have decided to subtitle the whole film.The content of the film is unremarkable but it is notable for the assured performance of Madelaine Carroll,who was already an experienced actress.She appeared in 7 films in 1930.Little surprise that she and flower seller Merle Oberon went on to be Hollywood stars.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1931 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Fascinación See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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