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The Great Sinner (1949)

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110 min | Drama

A young writer goes to Wiesbaden to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits the ultimate degradation of robbing a church poor ...See moreA young writer goes to Wiesbaden to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits the ultimate degradation of robbing a church poor box in order to feed his compulsion. Written by See less
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Writers
Ladislas Fodor (screenplay) (story) | Christopher Isherwood (screenplay) | René Fülöp-Miller (story) (as René Füelöep-Miller)
Cinematographer
George J. Folsey (as George Folsey)
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$2,075,000
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Release date
Jun 29, 1949 (United States)

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Ava Gardner
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Melvyn Douglas
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Walter Huston
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Frank Morgan
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Agnes Moorehead
Emma Getzel Emma Getzel   See fewer
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Friedrich von Ledebur
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Curt Bois
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Fred Aldrich
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6.7 / 10 | 934 votes