Vienna in the biggest depression, directly after WW1. In a slum, Lila Leid, the wife of lawyer Leid is murdered, Egon, secretary of one of Leid's clients is arrested. He was with her, and ... See full summary »
Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman, but very much in love with a handsome young lawyer. He doesn't want to add to her unhappiness by ruining her marriage; she is terrified of her husband's jealousy and anger. They decide to stop seeing each other, and she bides her time with Pierre, a young friend of the family who walks their dogs and is in puppy love with Irene. When Pierre is about to leave for college, he begs her for a goodbye kiss. She agrees, and who should walk in while it is happening, but her ailing and financially distraught husband...Written by
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Both times when Madame is abbreviated is French, it is spelled Mme followed by a period. The period should not be there. In addition, in the newspaper headline a-t-Elle Tue son mari, tue needs an accent tué and elle should not be capitalized. See more »
In the opening credits, the name of André, Conrad Nagel's character, is spelled "Ardré." See more »
You know I'm eighteen years old. I'm passed the age of puppy love.
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MGM also released this movie without a soundtrack, as a totally silent film. See more »
Married socialite Garbo gives an innocent kiss to a younger man Ayres who is infatuated with her, which conveys to the mysterious murder of her husband. Absurd, but entertaining drama was Garbo's and MGM's final silent, and is notable as Ayres first feature film. Contains music score and some sound effects.
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