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Escaped From Dartmoor (aka A Cottage On Dartmoor) represented director [[Performer~P80104~Anthony Asquith~anthonyasquith]]'s entree into the world of talking pictures. Compared by contemporary critics to the best that [[Performer~P94487~Hitchcock~alfredhitchcock]] had to offer, the film concentrates on murder amongst the lower classes. Things go from bad to worse when Joe ([[Performer~P31793~Ugo Henning~unohenning]]), a barber, falls in love with Sally ([[Performer~P3931~Nora Baring~norahbaring]]), a manicurist. When foreign customer Harry (Hans Schettow) likewise falls for Sally, Joe responds by slitting the man's throat. This earns him a stiff prison term, but he manages to escape for more deviltry. Completed as a silent film, Escaped from Dartmoor was converted into a part-soundie with the inclusion of a five-minute scene in which the three main characters attend a talking picture show. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Uno Henning
as Joe

Crew

Anthony Asquith
Director
Anthony Asquith
Screenwriter
Herbert Price
Short Story Author
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