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Manslaughter is a 1930 American pre-Code drama film directed by George Abbott, and starring Claudette Colbert and Fredric March. An original print of the film is saved in the UCLA Film and Television Archive. This film is a sound remake of Cecil B. DeMille's 1922 silent classic Manslaughter. Paramount also released a French-language version of this 1930 film as The Indictment, directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki.

Directed byGeorge Abbott
Written byGeorge Abbott (adaptation)
Alice Duer Miller (novel)
StarringClaudette Colbert
Fredric March
Music byKarl Hajos
CinematographyArchie Stout
Edited byOtho Lovering
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 23, 1930 (1930-07-23)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited States

Plot summaryEdit

A wealthy woman runs over and kills a man in an automobile accident.


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