The Cardinal

The Cardinal (1936)

Set in 15th-century Italy, The Cardinal stars Matheson Lang as one Cardinal de Medici. Bound by the rules of the confessional, the cardinal is unable to disclose the multitude of sins revealed to him by one of his most influential parishioners. De Medici's dilemma is compounded by the fact that the confessor has committed a murder for which the Cardinal's brother has been arrested. The basic plot gimmick was good for another go-round in the 1953 Hitchcock flick I Confess. This 7-reel British film was based on a play by Louis N. Parker.

  • D.B. Wyndham-Lewis
  • Sinclair Hill
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  • Release Date: 1936-01-04
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 71

June Duprez

Francesca Monterosa

Eric Portman

Giuliano de Medici

O.B. Clarence


David Horne

English Abbot

Henrietta Watson

Donna Claricia
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