Woman Accused, The (1933): Sloane’s Pre-Code Drama, Starring Nancy Carroll and Cary Grant

Paul Sloane directed The Woman Accused, a pre-Code drama, starring Nancy Carroll and Cary Grant as an engaged couple on a sea cruise.

Complications arise when the woman is being implicated in the death of her former lover.

The screenplay is penned by Bayard Veiller based on Polan Banks’ story.

The supporting cast includes Jack La Rue in a sequence in which Grant violently whips him.

Nancy Carroll as Glenda O’Brien
Cary Grant as Jeffrey Baxter
John Halliday as Stephen Bessemer
Irving Pichel as District Attorney Clark
Louis Calhern as Leo Young
Norma Mitchell as Martha
Jack La Rue as Little Maxie
Frank Sheridan as Inspector Swope


Paramount Pictures
Release date: February 17, 1933
Running time: 70 minutes