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The Night of June 13 (1932)

Passed | | Mystery | 17 September 1932 (USA)
Elna Curry, once a concert pianist, develops an unfounded jealousy of neighbor, Trudie Morrow. Elna who suffers from neurasthenia, believes that Trudie is having an affair with her husband,... See full summary »

Director:

Stephen Roberts

Writers:

Vera Caspary (story "Suburbs"), Agnes Brand Leahy (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Clive Brook ... John Curry
Frances Dee ... Ginger Blake
Charles Ruggles ... Philo Strawn (as Charlie Ruggles)
Gene Raymond ... Herbert Morrow
Lila Lee ... Trudie Morrow
Mary Boland ... Mazie Strawn
Adrianne Allen ... Elna Curry
Charley Grapewin ... 'Grandpop' Jeptha Strawn (as Charles Grapewin)
Helen Ware ... Mrs. Lizzie Morrow
Helen Jerome Eddy ... Martha Blake
Arthur Hohl ... Prosecuting Attorney
Billy Butts ... Junior Strawn
Richard Carle ... Otto
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Elna Curry, once a concert pianist, develops an unfounded jealousy of neighbor, Trudie Morrow. Elna who suffers from neurasthenia, believes that Trudie is having an affair with her husband, John, and vows revenge on Trudie. John explains to Trudie Elna's condition and plan. Trudie, being good-hearted tells John that she'll move. One evening, John returns late from work to discover Elna dead. John burns Elna's suicide note to protect Trudie. This results in John being charged for murder and put on trial. Written by Kelly

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Were you one of the 3,000 people in this town within earshot of the crime committed on-- "THE NIGHT OF JUNE 13" (Print Ad- Kyle News, ((Kyle, Texas)) 9 December 1932) See more »

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Mystery

Certificate:

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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The lives of four families intertwined
6 October 2008 | by etjf20See all my reviews

What we have here is a virtually forgotten gem of a film. Several Paramount contract players mix in a blend of comedy and melodrama. Gene Raymond is in love with neighbor Frances Dee but his mother deems her unsuitable.Adrienne Allen is a former pianist who had an accident and nervous breakdown and is jealous of husband Clive Brooks' innocent friendship with Raymonds' sister Lila Lee. Charley Grapewin is Charlie Ruggles father who is at odds with daughter-in-law Mary Boland. The story is very cleverly put together as we are introduced to the neighbors and how they all affect each others lives. There is a murder trial and all of the witnesses have something to hide. The film is written very well and it all comes together very neatly. It is a shame this film hasn't been seen in recent years, I found it very enjoyable.Hopefully TCM will air it one day until then it will languish on the shelf.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Noite de Junho 13 See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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