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Common Clay (1930 film)

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Director  Victor Fleming
Music director  Arthur Kay
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Country  United States
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Screenplay  Jules Furthman
Language  English
Common Clay (1930 film) movie poster
Writer  Cleves Kinkead, Jules Furthman
Release date  August 1, 1930 (1930-08-01)
Cast  Constance Bennett (Ellen Neal), Lew Ayres (Hugh Fullerton), Tully Marshall (W.H. Yates), Matty Kemp (Arthur Coakley), Purnell Pratt (Richard Fullerton), Beryl Mercer (Mrs. Neal)
Similar movies  Constance Bennett appears in Common Clay and The Easiest Way

Common Clay is a 1930 American Pre-Code film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Constance Bennett and Lew Ayres, based on the play of the same name by Cleves Kinkead which starred Jane Cowl. The film is about a young servant who is seduced by the master of the house who will having nothing else to do with her besides sex because she is of an inferior class. She becomes pregnant and seeks to have the child recognized but his family treats her as if she was a blackmailer.

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Cast

  • Constance Bennett as Ellen Neal
  • Lew Ayres as Hugh Fullerton
  • Tully Marshall as W.H. Yates
  • Matty Kemp as Arthur Coakley
  • Purnell Pratt as Richard Fullerton
  • Beryl Mercer as Mrs. Neal
  • Charles McNaughton as Edwards
  • Hale Hamilton as Judge Samuel Filson
  • Genevieve Blinn as Mrs. Fullerton
  • Trivia

    Common Clay was one of the highest-grossing films of 1930 and it made Constance Bennett into a Hollywood star.

    A previous version of the play had been filmed before in 1919 as a silent movie by director George Fitzmaurice and starring Fannie Ward. It is now lost.

    References

    Common Clay (1930 film) Wikipedia
    Common Clay (1930 film) IMDb Common Clay (1930 film) themoviedb.org


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