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Living Dangerously (1936)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1 November 1937 (Sweden)
When Doctor Stanley Norton finds his partner, Doctor Henry Pryor, has been illegally selling drugs to addicts, he dissolves the partnership. Seeking revenge, Pryor accuses Norton of ... See full summary »

Director:

Herbert Brenon

Writers:

Dudley Leslie (scenario), Marjorie Deans (scenario) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Otto Kruger ... Dr. Stanley Norton
Leonora Corbett Leonora Corbett ... Helen Pryor
Francis Lister ... Dr. Henry Pryor
Aileen Marson ... Vera Kennedy
Lawrence Anderson ... Lloyd
Eric Stanley Eric Stanley ... Sir George Parker
Charles Mortimer Charles Mortimer ... Inspector Webster
Hubert Harben Hubert Harben ... President of Council
Iris Hoey ... Lady Annesley
James Carew ... Lingard
Jimmy Godden Jimmy Godden ... Member of Council
Hartley Power Hartley Power ... District Attorney
Hilda Campbell-Russell Hilda Campbell-Russell ... Nurse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johnnie Schofield Johnnie Schofield ... Prisoner
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Storyline

When Doctor Stanley Norton finds his partner, Doctor Henry Pryor, has been illegally selling drugs to addicts, he dissolves the partnership. Seeking revenge, Pryor accuses Norton of misconduct with Pryor's wife, Helen. The case is reviewed before the General Medical Council and Norton is struck off the register on the false testimony of Vera Kennedy, Pryor's mistress. The case discloses that Norton and Helen love each other and it also publicly reveals Pryor's traffic in drugs and he is sentenced to two years in prison. Helen and Norton migrate to the state of Montana and after dreary years of struggle, under another name, achieves success. He is a famous Park Avenue heart specialist when Pryor, embittered, broken and bent on revenge, gets into Norton's home by a ruse. His game is blackmail and his weapon the fact that Helen is still his lawful wife. Norton goes momentarily mad as he sees his life once more on the brink of ruin. He kills Pryor and then tells his story to his friend, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

You killed this man! You were his best friend...yet you disgraced him...you jailed him...you stole his wife...WHY DID YOU KILL HIM? (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1937 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Vengeance See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: King Dinosaur (1990) See more »

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