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Real-Life Society ‘Honor Slaying’ Inspires Two 1932 Films

Edward Allen shoots Francis Donaldson III

A look at two pre-Code courtroom melodramas, Unashamed and Two Against the World, compared to the sensational real-life society murder that inspired the movies. Unashamed stars Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Young, and Monroe Owsley, while Two Against the World stars Constance Bennett and Neil Hamilton.