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Flesh

1932 1h 35m Drama List
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American crook Laura (Karen Morley) is released from jail in Germany and taken in by Polakai (Wallace Beery), a brutish but kind wrestler. Laura is grateful for Polakai's help -- and strapped for cash -- so she marries him. However, she really loves her former partner and boyfriend, Nicky (Ricardo Cortez), who is back in America. Laura talks her husband into moving there, where she reignites her romance with Nicky. But when Polakai finds out, he puts his strength to use -- violently. Read More Read Less

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Pare Lorentz Vanity Fair Forces a good character actor, Wallace Beery, to give a silly imitation of Emil Jannings. Jun 5, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis American crook Laura (Karen Morley) is released from jail in Germany and taken in by Polakai (Wallace Beery), a brutish but kind wrestler. Laura is grateful for Polakai's help -- and strapped for cash -- so she marries him. However, she really loves her former partner and boyfriend, Nicky (Ricardo Cortez), who is back in America. Laura talks her husband into moving there, where she reignites her romance with Nicky. But when Polakai finds out, he puts his strength to use -- violently.
Director
John Ford
Producer
John Ford, John W. Considine Jr.
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Aug 24, 2010
Runtime
1h 35m