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Magnificent Obsession

Magnificent Obsession(1936)

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Brief Synopsis

A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.

Cast & Crew

John M. Stahl Director
Irene Dunne Helen Hudson
Robert Taylor Robert Merrick
Charles Butterworth Tommy Masterson
Betty Furness Joyce Hudson
Sara Haden Mrs. Nancy Ashford
Ralph Morgan Randolph
Beryl Mercer Mrs. Eden
Alice Ardell The French maid
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 30 Dec 1935
Release Date:  1936 Production Date:  A John M. Stahl Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Productions, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  110 or 112 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • Request for Original Version

    Shelley 2013-01-23

    I happened upon this film years ago as a film student and loved it. I hate I missed out on seeing it recently and would love for it to be shown on TCM... MORE>

  • Magnificent Obsession

    Beth Jones 2013-01-15

    Love the Robert Taylor and Irene Dunne version (five stars) much better than the Rock Hudson and Jane Wyman version (2 stars). Superb acting by Taylor and... MORE>

  • Magnificent Obsession (1936)

    ff 2010-08-23

    I, too, want to see the original. The remake with Hudson & Wyman didn't live up to the book -- maybe the original doesn't either, but I... MORE>