East Lynne
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East Lynne
In this film, Ann Harding portrays Lady Isabel Carlisle, whose title masks a careless past. Years after being thrown out of her home and giving up her illegitimate son to strangers, Lady Isabel comes across the boy by accident. He is dying of consumption, so the lady confesses her indiscretion.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mr. Brook acts with his usual restraint. Miss Loftus is capital as the sinister Cornelia."
‑ Mordaunt Hall, New York Times
"Ann Hardin gives a solid performance in this melodrama about a woman who goes blind after being deserted."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"An excellent piece of work in taking a legendary meller play and transposing it into a screen drama of strength and charm."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"Good cast rises above the extravagantly emotional and sentimental material."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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