Unashamed is a 1932 American pre-Code, early noir, crime, drama film directed by Harry Beaumont, written by Bayard Veiller, and starring Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Young, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt, John Miljan and Monroe Owsley. It was released on July 2, 1932, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Twelvetrees and Young
|Directed by||Harry Beaumont|
|Screenplay by||Bayard Veiller|
|Edited by||William S. Gray|
Several hundred extras appear in the courtroom sequence, described by Toronto's The Globe suggested that it was "the first modernistic courtroom in a talking picture."
- Helen Twelvetrees as Joan Ogden
- Robert Young as Dick Ogden
- Lewis Stone as Henry Trask
- Jean Hersholt as Heinrich Schmidt
- John Miljan as District Attorney Harris
- Monroe Owsley as Harry Swift
- Robert Warwick as Mr. Ogden
- Gertrude Michael as Marjorie
- Wilfrid North as Judge Ambrose
- Thomas E. Jackson as Captain Timothy Riorden
- Louise Beavers as Amanda Jones
- Herman Bing as Hans (unaccredited)
Toronto's The Globe noted that the film "wove many new and modern angles into a strange gripping story." It ran in that city from 29 July to 4 August 1932 at Loew's, and ran at other theatres including the Capitol, Belsize, and Lyndhurst from August to January of the next year.
The Spokesman-Review noted that Twelvetrees was given "a role that fits her well" after "ups and downs", and "the result is a picture of good entertainment value. Young is also a capable actor and gives Miss Twelvetrees adequate support."
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- "Coming attractions: Coming to Loew's tomorrow". The Globe. Toronto. 28 July 1932. p. 8.
- "Loew's advertisement". The Globe. Toronto. 4 August 1932. p. 2.
- "To-day: Toronto's Neighbourhood Theatres". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 25 August 1932. p. 30.
- "To-day: Toronto's Neighbourhood Theatres". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 7 September 1932. p. 23.
- "Associated Theatres". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 5 January 1933. p. 35.
- "Actress given role to suit". The Spokesman-Review. Spokane WA. 15 December 1932. p. 5.
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