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A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

Not Rated
128 min | Drama, History, Romance

A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
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Director
Writers
Charles Dickens (novel "A Tale of Two Cities") | W.P. Lipscomb (screen play) | S.N. Behrman (screen play) | Thomas Carlyle (bibliography "The French Revolution") & 3 more
Composer
Herbert Stothart (musical score)
Cinematographer
Oliver T. Marsh (photographed by)
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Updated Dec 15, 1935

Release date
Dec 25, 1935 (United States)

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76 cast members
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Ronald Colman
Sydney Carton Sydney Carton   See fewer
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Elizabeth Allan
Lucie Manette Lucie Manette   See fewer
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Edna May Oliver
Miss Pross Miss Pross   See fewer
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Reginald Owen
C.J. Stryver C.J. Stryver   See fewer
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Basil Rathbone
Marquis St. Evrémonde Marquis St. Evrémonde   See fewer
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Blanche Yurka
Madame Therese De Farge Madame Therese De Farge   See fewer
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Henry B. Walthall
Dr. Manette Dr. Manette   See fewer
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Donald Woods
Charles Darnay Charles Darnay   See fewer
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Fritz Leiber
Gaspard Gaspard   See fewer
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H.B. Warner
Gabelle Gabelle   See fewer
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Mitchell Lewis
Ernest De Farge Ernest De Farge   See fewer
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Claude Gillingwater
Jarvis Lorry Jr. Jarvis Lorry Jr.   See fewer
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Billy Bevan
Jerry Cruncher Jerry Cruncher   See fewer
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Isabel Jewell
Seamstress Seamstress   See fewer
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Lucille La Verne
The Vengeance (as Lucille LaVerne) The Vengeance (as Lucille LaVerne)   See fewer
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Tully Marshall
Woodcutter Woodcutter   See fewer
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Fay Chaldecott
Lucie - the Child Lucie - the Child   See fewer
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Eily Malyon
Mrs. Cruncher Mrs. Cruncher   See fewer
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E.E. Clive
Judge in 'Old Bailey' Judge in 'Old Bailey'   See fewer
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Lawrence Grant
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Robert Warwick
Judge at Tribunal Judge at Tribunal   See fewer
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Ralf Harolde
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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John Davidson
Morveau Morveau   See fewer
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Tom Ricketts
Tellson Jr. Tellson Jr.   See fewer
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Donald Haines
Jerry Cruncher Jr. Jerry Cruncher Jr.   See fewer
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Barlowe Borland
Jacques 116 Jacques 116   See fewer
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Norman Ainsley
Tom - Dover Road Coach Driver (uncredited) Tom - Dover Road Coach Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Alexander
Executioner (uncredited) Executioner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Amick
Crowd Member (uncredited) Crowd Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Aubrey
Innkeeper (uncredited) Innkeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Barondess
Aristocrat About to Be Executed (uncredited) Aristocrat About to Be Executed (uncredited)   See fewer
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May Beatty
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bryan
Small Role (uncredited) Small Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elsa Buchanan
Candy Clerk (uncredited) Candy Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Burr Caruth
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Frank Dawson
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nigel De Brulier
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chappell Dossett
Priest at Wedding (uncredited) Priest at Wedding (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Dunn
Official (uncredited) Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Entwistle
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Flint
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Foy
Old Hag (uncredited) Old Hag (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christian J. Frank
Headsman (uncredited) Headsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sig Frohlich
Gentleman (uncredited) Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Fuller
Old Hag (uncredited) Old Hag (uncredited)   See fewer
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Winter Hall
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrester Harvey
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Leader at Bastille (uncredited) Leader at Bastille (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ramsay Hill
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy House
Border Guard (uncredited) Border Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Hurst
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Boyd Irwin
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Kingsford
Victor (uncredited) Victor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marion Lessing
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clinton Lurie
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James T. Mack
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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James A. Marcus
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Frank Mayo
Jailer (uncredited) Jailer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirley McDonald
Jacques #2 (uncredited) Jacques #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guillotine Operator (uncredited) Guillotine Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Torben Meyer
Lackey #1 (uncredited) Lackey #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Miltern
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Peil Sr.
Cartwright (uncredited) Cartwright (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tempe Pigott
Old Hag (uncredited) Old Hag (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Requa
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
Condemned Dandy (uncredited) Condemned Dandy (uncredited)   See fewer
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C. Montague Shaw
Chief Registrar (uncredited) Chief Registrar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yorke Sherwood
Old Crony (uncredited) Old Crony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Taylor
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph R. Tozer
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Laura Treadwell
Aristocrat (uncredited) Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Judith Vosselli
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Harry Wilson
Revolutionary (uncredited) Revolutionary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Withey
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7.8 / 10 | 4,461 votes