A Tale of Two Cities – 1935 – English
Film directed in 1935 by Jack Conway and Robert Z. Leonard, and starring Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Basil Rathbone, Blanche Yurka, Henry B. Walthall, Donald Woods, Claude Gillingwater, Walter Catlett, H.B. Warner, Fritz Leiber, Lucille La Verne, Mitchell Lewis, Isabel Jewell, Tully Marshall, Billy Bevan, E.E. Clive, Robert Warwick, Eily Malyon, Lawrence Grant, Ralf Harolde, Fay Chaldecott, John Davidson, Tom Ricketts, Donald Haines, Barlowe Borland…
Synopsis: Alas, an aristocrat and a barrister on the same plateau.
This is the story of a revolution, a revolution that occurred in France known as the Reign of Terror.
The barrister, the town alcoholic and man of disrepute, is in love with a beautiful woman, who marries the aristocrat and bears a beautiful baby girl.
The baby girl is infatuated with the barrister, and he her because of her mother. The ultimate sacrifice occurs and a man’s soul goes forward.