The Hearts of Age (1934)

USA,
8m
16mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
silent

An American fantasy film directed by William Vance and Orson Welles.

Premise

An old lady sits on a bell as a man in blackface pulls the rope. After a group of people walk down the stairs next to the bell, the man in blackface hangs himself and one of the characters is revealed to be .

Credits

Crew
Directors: William Vance, Orson Welles
Producer: William Vance
Script: Orson Welles
Director of Photography: William Vance
Locations: Woodstock, Illinois, USA

Cast
Orson Welles (Death)
Virginia Nicholson (old woman/Keystone Kop)
William Vance (Indian in blanket)
Paul Edgerton (bell-ringer)

Alternative Titles

Corazones del tiempo – Spain

Remake
The Hearts of Age (1997)

References

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