The Sin of Madelon Claudet Poster

Release Date: 1931

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 13 min

Plot Summary
French farm girl Madelon Claudet (Helen Hayes) falls in love with Larry (Neil Hamilton), an American artist. But, when his parents demand he return to the United States, she is left pregnant and alone. Desperate to provide for her son, Madelon takes up with Carlo (Lewis Stone), who provides her with money and jewels, but the jewelry turns out to be stolen, and Madelon is imprisoned. After she gets out she undergoes further degradation to support the child -- who does not even know who she is.

Cast: Helen Hayes, Lewis Stone, Neil Hamilton, Robert Young, Cliff Edwards, Jean Hersholt, Marie Prevost, Karen Morley

Director: Edgar Selwyn

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Doctor, Love, Underdog, Melodramatic, Fall, 1930s, Prison, France, Sacrifice

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