Liliom (1930 film)

Liliom is a 1930 American drama film directed by Frank Borzage and written by S. N. Behrman and Sonya Levien. The film stars Charles Farrell, Rose Hobart, Estelle Taylor, H. B. Warner, Lee Tracy and Walter Abel. The film was released on October 5, 1930, by Fox Film Corporation.[1][2][3]

Directed byFrank Borzage
Produced byWilliam Fox
Screenplay byS. N. Behrman
Sonya Levien
Ferenc Molnár (play)
StarringCharles Farrell
Rose Hobart
H. B. Warner
Lee Tracy
Music byRichard Fall
CinematographyChester A. Lyons
Edited byMargaret Clancey
Fox Film Corporation
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • October 5, 1930 (1930-10-05)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States


Liliom, a merry-go-round barker at a Budapest amusement park, becomes enamored of Julie, a servant girl, and though under the influence of Madame Muskat, a sideshow entrepreneur, he marries the girl. Although he has not been a good provider, Liliom is spurred into action by the discovery that his wife is pregnant and eventually is influenced by his friend Buzzard, to rob a bank cashier so that he can take Julie to America.



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  2. "Liliom (1930) - Overview". 1930-10-03. Retrieved 2015-10-10.
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