A Tale of Two Cities

TitleA Tale of Two Cities
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1935
AuthorsConway, Jack, and Robert Z. Leonard
Running Time128 min
Date Released12/1935
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

An adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous novel, a tragic love story unfolds during the French Revolution. Lucy Manette falls in love with Charles Darnay, a French aristocrat framed for treason. His lawyer Sidney Carton substitutes his life for Darnay's to save Lucy from grief. The horrors of revolutionary France, from vengeful aristocrats to the starving masses, surround this love story. 

Cast

Ronald Colman

Elizabeth Allan

Credits

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

directed by Jack Conway

produced by David O. Selznick

screenplay by W.P. Lipscomb and S.N. Behrman

photographed by Oliver T. Marsh

music by Herbert Stothart

edited by Conrad A. Nervig

revolutionary sequences arranged by Val Lewton and Jacques Tourneur

Genre

Drama

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