The Eleventh Commandment (1933 film)

The Eleventh Commandment is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film directed by George Melford and starring Marian Marsh, Theodore von Eltz and Alan Hale. It is based on a play by Brandon Fleming.[1] The story had previously been made into a 1924 British silent film.

The Eleventh Commandment
Directed byGeorge Melford
Produced byM.H. Hoffman
Written byBrandon Fleming (play)
Adele Buffington
Kurt Kempler
StarringMarian Marsh
Theodore von Eltz
Alan Hale
Music byAbe Meyer
CinematographyHarry Neumann
Tom Galligan
Edited byMildred Johnston
Distributed byWeiss Brothers
Release date
March 25, 1933
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States


When a wealthy unmarried woman dies without heirs, her estate is entrusted to her attorney. However his partner at the law firm schemes to get his hands on the money and hires a barmaid to pretend to be a relative and claim the estate.



  1. Goble p.160


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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