The Trial of Madame X

The Trial of Madame X is a 1948 British drama film directed by Paul England and starring England and Mara Russell-Tavernan. It is based on the 1908 play Madame X by the French playwright Alexandre Bisson (1848-1912).

The Trial of Madame X
Directed byPaul England
Produced byWyndham T. Vint
Written byAlexandre Bisson (play)
Paul England
StarringMara Russell-Tavernan
Paul England
CinematographyHone Glendinning
Release date
  • 1948 (1948)
Running time
54 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A woman is thrown out of her home by her jealous husband and sinks into depravity. Twenty years later, she finds herself accused of murder for saving her son, who does not know who she is. He finds himself defending her without knowing her background.


  • Mara Russell-Tavernan as Jacqueline
  • Paul England as Perrisard
  • Frank Hawkins as La Roque
  • Eddie Leslie as Raymond
  • Hamilton Deane as Noel
  • Hamilton Keene as Louis
  • Jean Le Roy as Madeleine

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