A Tale of Two Cities
is a 1935
film directed by Jack Conway
and Robert Z. Leonard
(uncredited), adapted by W.P. Lipscomb
and S.N. Behrman
from Charles Dickens
' novel A Tale of Two Cities.
The film stars Ronald Colman as Sydney Carton, Donald Woods as Charles Darnay, Elizabeth Allan as Lucie Manette and Blanche Yurka as Madame Defarge.
The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Ronald Colman had long wanted to play Sydney Carton on film. He was even willing to shave off his moustache.
- Original Copyright holder: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
- Date: December 16, 1935
- Copyright Number: LP6057