Stars: Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson Director: Arthur Robison Runtime: 83 Minutes Language: English titles - Music score - part talkie Color: Black and White Format: DVD-R Rating: NR
The Informer (1929)
Directed by Arthur Robison
Writing credits: Benn W. Levy Liam O'Flaherty - play Rolf E. Vanloo
Cinematography by Werner Brandes & Theodor Sparkuhl
Cast: Lya De Putti ... Katie Fox Lars Hanson ... Gypo Nolan Warwick Ward ... Dan Gallagher Carl Harbord ... Francis McPhillip Dennis Wyndham ... Murphy Janice Adair ... Bessie Daisy Campbell ... Mrs. McPhillip Craighall Sherry ... Mulholland Ellen Pollock ... Prostitute Johnny Butt ... Publican Dorothy Green Ray Milland ... Sharpshooter (uncredited)
This rare 1929 version is almost identical to the John Ford remake of 1935. A hood in a fit of jealousy informs on a friend and ultimately causes his death. Presented with the original sound track of music, sound effects and part talking sequences.