Possessed

United States, 1931

Film
Image via TMDb

Marion, a factory worker from Pennsylvania, has a glimpse of the high life and goes to New York to find such a life for herself. Marian is a quick learner and it is not long before she becomes mistress of a rich prominent lawyer, Mark Whitney. “Possessed” is a fascinating, trenchant drama with a strong screenplay based on the play “The mirage” by Edgar Selwyn. Stars Joan Crawford and Clark Cable.

Credits

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

01:13:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1931

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37066

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81218--possessed/ |title=Possessed |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=28 July 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}