High Stakes (1931)

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Title: High Stakes [IMDb]

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Release date: August 18, 1931
Studio: RKO
Runtime: 72 minutes
IMDB genres: crime, drama, romance

Synopsis [hide]

High Stakes is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy drama produced and released by RKO Pictures. The picture was directed by Lowell Sherman who also stars and marks the last starring screen appearance of silent screen diva Mae Murray. It is based on a 1924 Broadway play that starred Sherman playing the same role he plays in this film.

Plot keywords (from IMDb): based on play, betrayal, cheater, deception, gambler, infidelity, jazz age, pre code film, reprisal, retribution, scheming damsel, shady lady, 1920s

Cast and Crew

Lowell ShermanJoe Lennon
Mae MurrayDolly Jordan Lennon
Karen MorleyAnne Cornwall
Edward MartindelRichard Lennon
Leyland HodgsonLouis Winkler aka Louis DeSalta
Ethel LeveyMrs. Leonore Gregory
Alan RoscoeJudge Hennessey
Maude Turner GordonMrs. Hennessey
Charles ColemanMurray
Phillips SmalleyMr. Gregory

Lowell Sherman: director

Max Steiner: musical director

Film Statistics

Film duration: 1:08:46
Music duration: 00:05:18
Pages in score: no score available
Total themes: 6
Themes with variants: 0
Total variants: 0
Total gestures: 0
Total underscoring sections: 0
Total underscoring duration: 00:00:00
Total instances: 6


Name Uses Variants
Hymn 1 0
Impish Elves 1 0
Love's Old Sweet Song 1 0

Source Music

Name Uses
Close to Me 1
Here Comes the Bride 1
Wedding March 1