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The Letter

The Letter(1929)

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Brief Synopsis

A planter's wife shoots a neighbor, but tells conflicting stories of what happened.

Cast & Crew

Jean De Limur Director
Jeanne Eagels Leslie Crosbie
Reginald Owen Robert Crosbie
Herbert Marshall Geoffrey Hammond
Irene Brown Mrs. Joyce
George Folsey Director of Photography
Garrett Fort Adaptation
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1929 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  5,778    
Duration(reels):  6    

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  • Jeanne Eagels

    Wewink 2016-03-25

    Jeanne Eagels gives a terrific performance in The Letter. Eagel's Leslie Crosbie starts out as a seemingly devoted wife. But soon Eagels... MORE>

  • Odd man out

    Cyndi 2016-02-11

    After reading such glowing reviews I figure it must be me, but I thought Eagels was pretty bad throughout most of the movie, especially in the less than... MORE>

  • An Interesting Version

    disinterested spectator 2014-08-18

    Although the version with Betty Davis as Leslie Crosbie is superior, this one with Jeanne Eagles is worth watching, primitive though it may be in... MORE>