Michael and Mary
|Michael and Mary|
|Directed by||Victor Saville|
|Produced by||Michael Balcon|
|Written by||A. A. Milne (play)
|Edited by||Ian Dalrymple|
|Distributed by||Universal Studios|
|4 November 1931|
Michael and Mary was a 1931 British drama film directed by Victor Saville and starring Elizabeth Allan, Edna Best, Frank Lawton, and Herbert Marshall. This was the first of the Edna Best and Herbert Marshall co-starring talkies. It was based on a play of the same name by A. A. Milne.
A young bride (Edna Best) is deserted by her husband (D. A. Clarke-Smith) but finds happiness with another man (Herbert Marshall). They contract a bigamous marriage for the sake of their child (Frank Lawton).
The first husband turns up and starts black-mailing them. During a quarrel with the second husband, he dies. After some complications, their son learns the truth, but stands by them.
The film was voted the third best British movie of 1932.
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- Kirby, Walter (16 March 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". The Decatur Daily Review. p. 44. Retrieved 23 May 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
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