Director: Clarence Brown Cast: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford

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Joan Crawford is her usual upwardly mobile self in this melodrama co-starring Clark Gable. She plays Marian Martin, a cynical small-town girl determining to give up the idea of marriage. Kept by wealthy attorney Mark Whitney (Gable), Marian assumes a new identity as a divorced woman of the world, but her newfound life of luxury comes crashing down when Mark decides to run in the gubernatorial race. A rival leaks her real identity and Marian is forced to defend herself at one of Mark's election rallies. Her story brings the crowd to tears, however, and a relieved Mark proposes marriage. Based on a 1920 play by Edgar Selwyn, Possessed had been filmed previously in 1924 as The Mirage, a vehicle for silent star Florence Vidor.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2009
UPC: 0883316126905
Original Release: 1931
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:16:00
Sales rank: 29,438

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joan Crawford Marian Martin
Clark Gable Mark Whitney
Wallace Ford Al Manning
Frank Conroy Travers
Marjorie White Vernice
John Miljan John Driscoll
Clara Blandick Mother
Richard "Skeets" Gallagher Wally Stuart
Jim Matthews Actor
Frank Sancho Actor
Marian Smith Actor

Technical Credits
Clarence Brown Director
Adrian Costumes/Costume Designer
Lenore J. Coffee Screenwriter
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Max Leif Songwriter
Oliver Marsh Cinematographer
Joseph Meyer Songwriter
William Le Vanway Editor

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