The Villain Still Pursued Her (1940)

Director
Edward F. Cline

Main cast
Billy Gilbert; Anita Louise; Margaret Hamilton; Alan Mowbray; Richard Cromwell

Genres
Comedy, Romance

Description
Victorian melodrama gets a big send-up in this spoof production of the old play "The Drunkard; or, The Fallen Saved." The play within the movie is the old one where evil villain Cribbs schemes to get his lusty clutches on the heroine by driving her naive husband to alcoholic ruin. Luckily, a temperance lecturer is on hand to set things straight, as is the great Buster Keaton as the drunkard's brother.


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