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A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

Cast
Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Basil Rathbone, Blanche Yurka, Donald Woods, H.B. Warner, Mitchell Lewis, Tully Marshall, E.E. Clive, Robert Warwick, John Davidson
Released
1935
snuff | ether
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Lucy swoons when she discovers that her father, Dr. Manette, still lives. (0:07)

Lawyer Sidney explains to aristocratic Charles why people drink: "So that they can stand their fellow men better." (0:40)

Sidney tells Charles, "And don't let your sober face elate you." (0:42)

Sidney tells his partner Stryver, "Drives me mad." (0:55)

Aristocrats sniff snuff. (1:00)

Dr. Manette, traumatized by the death sentence of his son-in-law, reverts to failure to recognize his own daughter and preoccupation with activities he pursued during his imprisonment. Dissociation? (1:40)

Sidney renderers Charles unconscious with an unidentified volatile substance. Diethyl ether? (1:48)

Spy Barsad tells the prison guard, "He's fainted." (1:51)

Did Sidney commit altruistic suicide