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Accused (1936 film)

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Directed byThornton Freeland
Written byZoë Akins
George Barraud
Harold French
Produced byDouglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Marcel Hellman
StarringDouglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Dolores del Río
Florence Desmond
Edward Rigby
CinematographyVictor Arménise
Jack Parker
Edited byConrad von Molo
Music byPercival Mackey
Criterion Films
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • April 1936 (1936-04)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Accused is a 1936 British mystery film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Dolores del Río and Florence Desmond. It was made at Isleworth Studios by the independent Criterion Films, which Fairbanks was a co-owner of.[1] The film's sets were designed by Edward Carrick.


Two dance partners become embroiled in a murder mystery when one of the dancers is accused of murder.



  1. ^ Wood p.89


  • Harris, Ed. Britain's Forgotten Film Factory: The Story of Isleworth Studios. Amberley Publishing, 2012.
  • Low, Rachael. The History of the British Film, 1929-1939. Film Making in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1929-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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