The Florentine Dagger

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The Florentine Dagger is a 1935 American film noir mystery film directed by Robert Florey. Donald Woods plays a descendant of the Borgia line, convinced that he's inherited their murderous tendencies. Suspicions deepen when the father of the girl he... read more

The Florentine Dagger is a 1935 American film noir mystery film directed by Robert Florey. Donald Woods plays a descendant of the Borgia line, convinced that he's inherited their murderous tendencies. Suspicions deepen when the father of the girl he loves turns up stabbed to death with a Florentine dagger. The film numbers among the first Hollywood movies in which psychoanalysis is a significant factor in the story.

Original Release

03/30/1935

US Release

03/30/1935

Cast

Donald Woods Juan Cesare
Margaret Lindsay Florence / Florence Ballau
C. Aubrey Smith Dr. Lytton / Gerard Lytton
Henry O'Neill Victor Ballau
Robert Barrat The Captain / Inspector Von Brinkner
Florence Fair Teresa Holspar / Teresa
Frank Reicher Von Stein
Charles Judels Salvatore
Rafaela Ottiano Lili Salvatore
Paul Porcasi Antonio
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert Florey

Writers

Ben Hecht, Tom Reed, Brown Holmes

Cast

Donald Woods Juan Cesare
Margaret Lindsay Florence / Florence Ballau
C. Aubrey Smith Dr. Lytton / Gerard Lytton
Henry O'Neill Victor Ballau
Robert Barrat The Captain / Inspector Von Brinkner
Florence Fair Teresa Holspar / Teresa
Frank Reicher Von Stein
Charles Judels Salvatore
Rafaela Ottiano Lili Salvatore
Paul Porcasi Antonio
Eily Malyon Frau Fredericka / Fredericka
Egon Brecher Karl
Herman Bing Baker
Henry Kolker Auctioneer
Barlowe Borland Eric - Night Watchman
Glen Cavender Detective
Wheaton Chambers Servant
Carlos De Valdez Conductor
Charles Fallon Apothecary
Betty Farrington Frieda

Producers

Hal B. Wallis Executive Producer
Jack L. Warner Executive Producer
Harry Joe Brown Producer

Editors

Thomas Pratt

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