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The Bells


The play [[Feature~V33823~The Bells~murderbyphone]] (based on the French [[Feature~V162374~Le Juif Polonais~lejuifpolonais]]) was brought to the screen in 1926. [[Performer~P4295~Lionel Barrymore~lionelbarrymore]] plays a merchant who murders a Jewish entrepreneur and appropriates the dead man's fortune. Though no evidence exists to convict him, [[Performer~P4295~Barrymore~lionelbarrymore]] cannot escape his own conscience due to the intervention of a mentalist. Whenever he hears the pealing of church...more