A Wicked Woman

A Wicked Woman is a 1934 drama film directed by Charles Brabin and starring Mady Christians as a woman who kills her abusive husband to protect her family and builds a new life to raise their four children. The film also stars Jean Parker and Charles Bickford. It was based on the novel Wicked Woman by Anne Austin.

A Wicked Woman
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Directed byCharles Brabin
Written byFlorence Ryerson
Zelda Sears
Based onWicked Woman
1933 novel
by Anne Austin
Produced byHarry Rapf
StarringMady Christians
Jean Parker
Charles Bickford
Marilyn Harris
CinematographyLester White
Edited byBen Lewis
Music byWilliam Axt
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • December 7, 1934 (1934-12-07)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$333,000[1]

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Box officeEdit

According to MGM records the film earned $206,000 in the US and Canada and $127,000 elsewhere, resulting in a loss of $181,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.

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