Anthony Adverse

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Historical, Romance

This lavish but overlong film remains true to the 1200-page best-seller on which it is based, though judging by the result one wonders to what extent this is admirable. Popular and acclaimed in its day, and technically highly skilled, ANTHONY ADVERSE subtitutes historical pageantry for drama and melodramatic flourish for characterization whenever it gets...read more

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02:05 — The story traces the struggles of its hero (Fredric March) to claim a rightful inheritance in spite of his illegitimate birth. From his swashbuckling (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This lavish but overlong film remains true to the 1200-page best-seller on which it is based, though judging by the result one wonders to what extent this is admirable. Popular and acclaimed in its day, and technically highly skilled, ANTHONY ADVERSE subti… (more)

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