One evening, a happily married woman allows herself to be seduced by a
likeable adventurer. She gives her lover a valuable ring to pay
for the night in the hotel and then he disappears. It is not long
before the husband finds everything out and a scandal ensues, but in
the end public opinion forgives him.
is a French film drama first released in France on 3rd February 1934,
directed by Marcel L'Herbier.
The film is based on a play by Henry Bataille and stars Gaby Morlay, Henri Rollan, Jean Galland, Mady Berry and Pierre Larquey.
It is an Euréka-Film production, produced by Ayres d'Aguiar and distributed by Gray-Film.
Our overall rating for Le Scandale
is: mediocre - watchable, but not unless you have something better to do,
Other recommended films that have been directed by Marcel L'Herbier include: L'Inhumaine
Feu Mathias Pascal
La Comédie du bonheur
La Nuit fantastique
(1942). The actor Gaby Morlay has also appeared in: Samson
Nuits de feu
Les Chiffonniers d'Emmaüs
Crime et châtiment
Other drama films of the 1930s from France that you may be interested in are: Augusto Genina's Les Amours de minuit
Marcel Pagnol's Angèle
Maurice Tourneur's Les Deux orphelines
Abel Gance's J'accuse!
Jean Renoir's Toni