Skin Deep

  • 1929
  • 1 HR 04 MIN
  • NR
  • Crime

This low-budget melodrama twists and turns more than a roller coaster. Blue is a gangster framed by his cheating wife Compson. Next she takes up with a rival mobster, then gets her husband to escape in order to kill the district attorney. To further complicate matters Blue gets in a car crash that gives him a new face and even an educated accent. The direction...read more

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

  • Watch on
Rating:

This low-budget melodrama twists and turns more than a roller coaster. Blue is a gangster framed by his cheating wife Compson. Next she takes up with a rival mobster, then gets her husband to escape in order to kill the district attorney. To further complicate matters Blue gets in a car

crash that gives him a new face and even an educated accent. The direction is as much of a joke as the script, paying little attention to believability or continuity. A remake of the 1922 Associated First National film featuring Milton Sills and Florence Vidor, the 1929 SKIN DEEP was released in

both silent and sound versions (titles for the silent by De Leon Anthony). Some of the plot elements can be seen again in the Humphrey Bogart thriller DARK PASSAGE (1947).

Watch This Now!

Your new favorite show is right here. Trust us.

Cast & Details See all »

  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This low-budget melodrama twists and turns more than a roller coaster. Blue is a gangster framed by his cheating wife Compson. Next she takes up with a rival mobster, then gets her husband to escape in order to kill the district attorney. To further compli… (more)

Show More »