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Ruth Chatterton in Frisco Jenny

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Posted 11 April 2015 - 10:56 AM

Not sure if it is all that much alike, though there are some similarities. Ruth did play in a film version of Madame X in the late 20s, before FRISCO JENNY was made. 


If you like this picture, check out JOURNAL OF A CRIME, another good melodrama about a woman in jeopardy.

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Posted 11 April 2015 - 10:53 AM

Finally got around to seeing this precode, and just fell in love with Ruth Chatterton. I've also read that this role is too similar to Madame X. Thoughts? 

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