The Crimson Circle

  • 1929
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Mystery

Troubled by its challenging structure, this partially silent picture has a hidden plot which is eventually revealed through flashbacks. A corrupt youth blackmails prominent men with threatening messages bordered by a crimson circle which eventually leads to a trio of deaths. He becomes feared and hunted. His love for the daughter of the police inspector,...read more

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Troubled by its challenging structure, this partially silent picture has a hidden plot which is eventually revealed through flashbacks. A corrupt youth blackmails prominent men with threatening messages bordered by a crimson circle which eventually leads to a trio of deaths. He becomes

feared and hunted. His love for the daughter of the police inspector, herself a policewoman, leads to his demise. This film is the sound remake of the 1915 Cinema Club movie of the same name, but a confusing recreation of the novel's suspense technique.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Troubled by its challenging structure, this partially silent picture has a hidden plot which is eventually revealed through flashbacks. A corrupt youth blackmails prominent men with threatening messages bordered by a crimson circle which eventually leads t… (more)

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