The Crusader (1932 film)

The Crusader is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film based upon the play of the same name by Wilson Collison, directed by Frank R. Strayer, and starring Evelyn Brent.[1]

The Crusader
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Directed byFrank R. Strayer
Produced byPhil Goldstone
Larry Darmour
Written byWilson Collison (play)
Edward T. Lowe Jr. (screenplay)
StarringEvelyn Brent
Edited byOtis Garrett
Distributed byMajestic Pictures
Capitol Film Exchange (State's Rights)
Release date
  • October 5, 1932 (1932-10-05)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States


A pushy newspaper reporter Eddie Crane (Ned Sparks) schemes to get rid of crusading District Attorney Phillip Brandon (H. B. Warner). Complicating matters is the sordid past of Brandon's wife Tess (Evelyn Brent) as well as his sister Marcia's affair with a gangster.



  1. ^ Hal Erickson (2012). "The Crusader". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2011.

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