Day of Reckoning (1933 film)

Day of Reckoning is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film starring Richard Dix, Madge Evans and Conway Tearle. It is based on a novel by Morris Lavine.[1] When a man is sent to prison, his wife is romanced by another man.

Day of Reckoning
Directed byCharles Brabin
Produced byLucien Hubbard (assoc. producer)
Screenplay by
Based onnovel
by Morris Lavine
CinematographyTed Tetzlaff
Edited byAdrienne Fazan
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • October 27, 1933 (1933-10-27)
Running time
65-70 minutes (7 reels[1])
CountryUnited States

Plot summary

John Day is arrested for a shortage in his accounts at work. His wife Dorothy asks for help from lusting friend George Hollins, who orders John's lawyer to assure that John receives a two year jail sentence.



  1. Library of Congress Copyright Office (1933). Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 1. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 6511. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
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