Resurrection (1931 English-language film)

Resurrection is a 1931 American Pre-Code English-language adaptation of the Leo Tolstoy novel Resurrection produced by Universal Studios. It was an all-talking version starring John Boles and Lupe Vélez.

Directed byEdwin Carewe
Produced byE. M. Asher, Edwin Carewe, Carl Laemmle Jr.[1]
Written byFinis Fox, Leo Tolstoy[1]
StarringJohn Boles
Lupe Vélez
Nance O'Neill
William Keighley
Rose Tapley
Michael Mark
Sylvia Nadina
George Irving
Edward Cecil
Mary Forman
Grace Cunard
Dorothy Flood
Music byDimitri Tiomkin[1]
CinematographyRoben Kurrle, Al Green[1]
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • January 27, 1931 (1931-01-27)
Running time
81 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States

It was directed by Edwin Carewe, who had also directed the previous 1927 silent adaptation.[1] A Spanish language version, Resurrección was also made in the same year by Universal Studios.[1] The film starred John Boles as well as Lupe Vélez, who also starred in the Spanish-language version.


English version

The cast list is as follows:[1]


  1. Michelle Vogel (14 December 2012). Lupe Vélez: The Life and Career of Hollywood’s "Mexican Spitfire". McFarland. p. 186. ISBN 978-0-7864-8997-8.

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