The Scarlet Letter (1934) English Movie Review

The Scarlet Letter is a 1934 English Film made in India directed by Robert G Vignola starring Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright, Henry B Walthall, Cora Sue Collins, Alan Hale and others. The movie tells the story of a Boston woman before Boston became a city. The film was first released on 18 September 1934 in USA and re-released on 6 June 2006.

The Scarlet Letter (1934) English Movie Review
The Scarlet Letter is a 1934 English Film made in India directed by Robert G Vignola starring Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright, Henry B Walthall, Cora Sue Collins, Alan Hale and others. The movie tells the story of a Boston woman before Boston became a city. The film was first released on 18 September 1934 in USA and re-released on 6 June 2006.

The Secret Letter 1932-English Film
The Secret Letter 1932-English Film

At the end of the 17th century an impetuous woman of noble birth but poor arrives in Boston when it was just a village rather than a city. After having a baby out of wedlock. She marries an old doctor and tries to change her life. From famous novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Taglines

* Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic tale of sin & redemption!

Cast and Crew

  • Cast: Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright, Henry B Walthall, Cora Sue Collins, Alan Hale
  • Director: Robert G Vignola
  • Format: DVD
  • Label: Vale Entertainment
  • Catalog No: VEL-MD-018
  • DVD Region: All Region
  • No Of Disks: 1
  • Certification: A
  • Runtime: 70 minutes
  • Video: NTSC
  • Country: India
  • Language: English
  • Year: 1934
  • Color/BW: BW
  • Category: Feature Film
  • Genre: Drama
  • Runtime:     69 min

Technical Specifications

  • Color info:     Black and White
  • Sound mix:     Mono
  • Negative format:     35 mm
  • Process:     Spherical
  • Printed format:     35 mm
  • Aspect ratio:     1.37 : 1

Detailed Starcast

Writers

Novel “The Scarlet Letter”
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Leonard Fields Writer
David Silverstein Writer

Producers
Larry Darmour … producer

Cast
Colleen Moore … Hester Prynne
Hardie Albright … Arthur Dimmesdale
Henry B. Walthall … Roger Chillingworth
Cora Sue Collins … Pearl
Alan Hale … Bartholomew Hockings
Virginia Howell … Abigail Crakstone
William T. Kent¹ … Sampson Goodfellow
William Farnum … Gov. Bellingham
Betty Blythe … Innkeeper
Al O. Henderson … Master Wilson
Jules Cowles … Beadle
Mickey Rentschler … Digerie Crakstone
Shirley Jean Rickert … Humility Crakstone
Other credited cast listed alphabetically
Tommy Bupp … Marching boy (uncredited)
Iron Eyes Cody … Indian (uncredited)
Flora Finch … Faith Bartle, the Gossip (uncredited)
Dorothea Wolbert … Mistress Allerton (uncredited)

Cinematographers
James S. Brown Jr.

Editors

Charles Harris

Production Designers
Frank Dexter

Second Unit Directors or Assistant Directors
J.A. Duffy¹ … assistant director

Sound Department
Thomas J. Lambert¹ … sound recordist

Music Department
Abe Meyer … music supervisor
Mischa Bakaleinikoff … composer: stock music (uncredited)
Heinz Roemheld … composer: stock music (uncredited)
William Schiller … composer: stock music (uncredited)

Production Companies
Larry Darmour Productions

Distributors
Capitol Film Exchange (1934) (USA) (theatrical) (states rights system)

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