Madame Butterfly

Madame Butterfly

Pinkerton marries Cho-Cho San in Japan, whilst on shore leave. When he leaves, she keeps his Japanese home as he left it. He returns three years later, having married again in America, and tells Cho-Cho that their affair is over. She has had a child in his absence, who is sent to her family, before she kills herself.

TitleMadame Butterfly
Release DateDecember 30th, 1932
GenreDrama
Runtime
DirectorsMarion Gering, Arthur Jacobson
WritersDavid Belasco, Joseph Moncure March, Josephine Lovett, John Luther Long
Production CompanyParamount
Production CountryUnited States of America
Plot Keywordsbased on play or musical, black and white
Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
Cho-Cho San
Cary Grant
Cary Grant
Lieutenant Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton
Charles Ruggles
Charles Ruggles
Lt. Barton
Irving Pichel
Irving Pichel
Yomadori
Helen Jerome Eddy
Helen Jerome Eddy
Cho-Cho's mother
Louise Carter
Louise Carter
Suzuki
Edmund Breese
Edmund Breese
Cho-Cho's Grandfather
Sheila Terry
Sheila Terry
Adelaide Pinkerton
Judith Vosselli
Judith Vosselli
Madame Goro
Dorothy Libaire
Dorothy Libaire
Peach Blossom
December 23rd, 1932
December 30th, 1932