|Charming Sinners (1929)
Run time: Approved | 66 min | Drama
Director: Robert Milton
Writers: W. Somerset Maugham, Doris Anderson
Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Clive Brook, William Powell,
Obvious, creaky marital drama of Chatterton, whose philandering husband (Brook) has taken up with her best friend. To pique his jealousy, she pretends to become involved with former boyfriend Powell. Based on Somerset Maugham’s The Constant Wife. – Leonard Maltin
1) One of the earliest 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 MCA ever since.
2) A nitrate print of this film survives in the UCLA Film and Television Archives.
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