Madame X Poster

Release Date: 1929

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Jacqueline (Ruth Chatterton) leaves her rich but cold husband, and he forbids her from seeing their young son. She then takes up with no-good gambler Laroque (Ullrich Haupt), who forces her to join in his crimes. Years later, Laroque is killed, Jacqueline is put to trial for his murder and her lawyer is her son, Raymond (Raymond Hackett), who doesn't recognize her. Jacqueline, in an effort to hide her shameful identity from her son, abstains from speaking in court, which could spell her doom.

Cast: Ruth Chatterton, Lewis Stone, Raymond Hackett, Holmes Herbert, Eugenie Besserer, Sidney Toler, Ullrich Haupt, Richard Carle

Director: Lionel Barrymore

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer