Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1924) - Rotten Tomatoes

Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1924)





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This dramatic tragedy is taken from the famous novel by Thomas Hardy. Tess (Blanche Sweet) is the young daughter of a drunken aristocrat whose reputation is ruined by a lecherous nobleman. Her baby dies soon after it is born, and the man she loves abandons her when he learns of her sordid past. Conrad Nagel, Joseph J. Dowling, and Stuart Holmes co-star with George Fawcett, Victoria Bateman, and Coutenay Foote in this gripping drama filmed on location in Wessex and Dorsetshire in England.


Conrad Nagel
as Angel Clare
Stuart Holmes
as Alec D'Urberville
George Fawcett
as John Durbeyfield
Blanche Sweet
as Tess Durbeyfield
Victory Bateman
as Joan Durbeyfield
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Had it been called anything else it would have seemed a faintly more interesting melodrama than usual on the often reiterated seduction theme. But that it should pretend to be a version of Thomas Hardy's novel is monstrous.

July 11, 2019 | Full Review…

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