The Howard Case

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Seaton, a dishonest lawyer, turns on his partner, Livesey, and embezzles company funds to buy gold shares. He goes into hiding by killing his near-twin, a sanatorium patient, and taking his place. The fugitive life proves to be too much for Seaton and his true identity is revealed, driving him to suicide. The emotions are as distanced and cold as the clinical...read more

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Seaton, a dishonest lawyer, turns on his partner, Livesey, and embezzles company funds to buy gold shares. He goes into hiding by killing his near-twin, a sanatorium patient, and taking his place. The fugitive life proves to be too much for Seaton and his true identity is revealed, driving

him to suicide. The emotions are as distanced and cold as the clinical title; as in most programmers, there's no real sense of drama.

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  • Review: Seaton, a dishonest lawyer, turns on his partner, Livesey, and embezzles company funds to buy gold shares. He goes into hiding by killing his near-twin, a sanatorium patient, and taking his place. The fugitive life proves to be too much for Seaton and his… (more)

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