Forgotten Faces (1936 film)

Forgotten Faces is a 1936 American drama film directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring Herbert Marshall, Gertrude Michael and James Burke.[1]

Forgotten Faces
Directed byE.A. Dupont
Produced byA.M. Botsford
William T. Lackey
William LeBaron
Written byRichard Washburn Child
Brian Marlow
Marguerite Roberts
Robert Yost
StarringHerbert Marshall
Gertrude Michael
James Burke
Robert Cummings
Music byGerard Carbonara
Friedrich Hollaender
John Leipold
CinematographyTheodor Sparkuhl
Edited byEda Warren
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • May 15, 1936 (1936-05-15)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film was based on a short story by Richard Washburn Child, which had previously been made as a 1928 silent film Forgotten Faces by Paramount.

Partial cast


Dupont made the film as part of a three-picture contract with Paramount Pictures.[2]

Cummings was cast in April 1936.[3]


  1. Forgotten Faces Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 3, Iss. 25, (Jan 1, 1936): 103.
  2. St. Pierre p.23
  3. Cummings Groomed For Stellar Parts The Washington Post 26 Apr 1936: AA3.


  • St. Pierre, Paul Matthew. E.A. Dupont and His Contribution to British Film. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2010 .

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