The Light That Failed
The Light That Failed (1939)

Based on a classic tale from Rudyard Kipling, this melodrama chronicles the desperate attempt of a painter to finish his greatest painting before he goes blind. His affliction is due to a war wound and his final project is to paint a… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 24, 1939
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Franz Hoellering
The Nation

It is unevenly told, but Ida Lupino, as the girl who destroys her own portrait, makes the picture worth seeing.

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jay nixon
A bit stodgy with Colman surprisingly a bit off in the lead but the supporting performances of Walter Huston and especially Ida Lupino make it worth seeing. Ida… More