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A Wicked Woman (1934)

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72 min | Drama, Romance

Naomi is almost to term with her fourth child when Ed decides to leave taking all their money and the oldest son Curtis. With the sheriff after him, he is in no mood to think of his family. When he struggles with Naomi, he is killed. Naomi...See moreNaomi is almost to term with her fourth child when Ed decides to leave taking all their money and the oldest son Curtis. With the sheriff after him, he is in no mood to think of his family. When he struggles with Naomi, he is killed. Naomi dumps his body out in the swamp and keeps tells no one. She then moves to town and finds works. When the sheriff comes lookin' for Ed, she moves to Waldo and changes her last name. She starts sewing at home and eventually has her own shop called 'Naomi's'. She is tough on the kids, but loving, to make them strong as she promises herself that she will one day go back and stand trial for what happened to Ed. When the kids are of age, and all have good jobs, she finds that she has fallen in love with a newspaperman named Naylor. Circumstances then conspire to make her take that train ride back. Written by Tony Fontana See less
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Writers
Florence Ryerson (screen play) | Zelda Sears (screen play) | Anne Austin (from the book by)
Composer
William Axt (as Dr. William Axt)
Cinematographer
Lester White (photographed by)
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Release date
Dec 7, 1934 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Mady Christians
Naomi Trice Naomi Trice   See fewer
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Jean Parker
Rosanne Rosanne   See fewer
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Charles Bickford
Pat Naylor Pat Naylor   See fewer
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Betty Furness
Yancey Yancey   See fewer
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William Henry
Curtis Curtis   See fewer
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Jackie Searl
Curtis as a Child (as Jackie Searle) Curtis as a Child (as Jackie Searle)   See fewer
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Betty Jane Graham
Yancey as a Child Yancey as a Child   See fewer
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Marilyn Harris
Rosanne as a Child Rosanne as a Child   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
Ed Trice Ed Trice   See fewer
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Zelda Sears
Gram Teague Gram Teague   See fewer
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Robert Taylor
Bill Renton Bill Renton   See fewer
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DeWitt Jennings
The Sheriff The Sheriff   See fewer
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Miami Alvarez
Tart (uncredited) Tart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Benny Baker
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Ed Brady
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helene Chadwick
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mathilde Comont
Proprietess (uncredited) Proprietess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Elliott
Mrs. Johnson (uncredited) Mrs. Johnson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Gray
Proprietor (uncredited) Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Harmer
Mrs. Finch (uncredited) Mrs. Finch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Samuel S. Hinds
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Connie La Mont
Tart (uncredited) Tart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Defense Attorney Beardsley (uncredited) Defense Attorney Beardsley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett O'Connor
Dugan (uncredited) Dugan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Purnell Pratt
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited) Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Twerp
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6.7 / 10 | 170 votes