Released March 15, 1933
Role: Mary Marlowe/Mary Carlton
Co-stars: Leslie Howard, C. Aubrey Smith, Ned Sparks, Blanche Friderici, Doris Lloyd, Herbert Evans, Allan Sears
Prod/Dist Co: The Pickford Corporation/United Artists
Director: Frank Borzage
Screenwriter: Frances Marion, based on the 1922 play by Rudolf Besier and May Edginton; additional dialogue by Salisbury Field and Leonard Praskins
Cinematographer: Ray June
Produced by M.C. Levee and Mary Pickford
Note: Leslie Howard’s role was originally intended for Gary Cooper.
Original review from the Los Angeles Times (June 19, 1933):
Mary Pickford gives a sterling proof of her capacity as an actress in ‘Secrets.’ … A genuinely poignant sequence is the death of the heroine’s baby during the western scenes… This scene is the high point of the picture dramatically, and shows that in evoking a depth of sympathetic feeling Miss Pickford can be as able and convincing as ever. Handkerchiefs were abundantly in evidence during its unfoldment.
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