Carnival (1931 film)

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Carnival
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Produced by Harley Knoles
Herbert Wilcox
Written by Donald Macardle
Starring Matheson Lang
Joseph Schildkraut
Kay Hammond
Chili Bouchier
Cinematography Freddie Young
Jack Parker
Edited by Maclean Rogers
Production
company
Release date
30 October 1931
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Carnival is a 1931 British drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and produced by his British & Dominions Film Corporation, starring Matheson Lang, Joseph Schildkraut, Kay Hammond and Chili Bouchier. [1] During a performance of Othello a jealous actor attempts to strangle his wife who he believes has committed adultery. [2] It was a remake of the 1921 film Carnival . [3] The French musician Alfred Rode appears with his band. [4]

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