The Curtain Falls (1934 film)

The Curtain Falls is a 1934 drama film directed by Charles Lamont and starring Henrietta Crosman as an elderly actress on the brink of retirement. This film was made and released by the Poverty Row motion picture studio Chesterfield Pictures and was filmed at RKO Studios in Hollywood. Karl Brown wrote the story and screenplay.[1]

The Curtain Falls
Directed byCharles Lamont
Produced byGeorge R. Batcheller
Written byKarl Brown
StarringHenrietta Crosman
Natalie Moorhead
CinematographyMilford Arthur Andersen
Distributed byChesterfield Pictures
Release date
  • October 2, 1934 (1934-10-02)
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States

Crosman plays an actress called Sarah Crabtree, an obvious amalgamation of the names of Victorian era stage stars Sarah Bernhardt and Lotta Crabtree.

A rare film, it is now released on the Alpha DVD.[2]




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