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Confession

1937 1h 26m Drama List
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Lisa (Jane Bryan) finds herself being forcefully wooed by Michael Michailow (Basil Rathbone), a concert pianist many years her senior. In a nightclub, she finally succumbs to a kiss, and the sight causes the cabaret singer, Vera Kowalska (Kay Francis), to faint. As Michael attempts to beat a hasty retreat, Vera shoots him. When Vera has her day in court, she initially refuses to testify. But eventually her reason for pulling the trigger -- and the mystery of Michael's identity -- is revealed. Read More Read Less

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Ann Ross Maclean's Magazine If the role of the unhappy Russian opera star in Confession is intended as a consolation prize to the star for losing the Grand Duchess Tatiana part in Tovarich, I'm afraid it won't do much to take her mind off her grievance. Oct 9, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Lisa (Jane Bryan) finds herself being forcefully wooed by Michael Michailow (Basil Rathbone), a concert pianist many years her senior. In a nightclub, she finally succumbs to a kiss, and the sight causes the cabaret singer, Vera Kowalska (Kay Francis), to faint. As Michael attempts to beat a hasty retreat, Vera shoots him. When Vera has her day in court, she initially refuses to testify. But eventually her reason for pulling the trigger -- and the mystery of Michael's identity -- is revealed.
Director
Joe May
Producer
Hal B. Wallis
Screenwriter
Hans Rameau
Production Co
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 26m