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Zasu Pitts
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Simple-minded dentist John McTeague marries Trina after she wins $5000 on the lottery. His jealous friend Marcus, accuses him of chasing the money. But she become obsessed with not spending her winnings, forcing the couple into penury, a fact made worse when Marcus informs the police McTeague is working without a licence. A situation that will end in murder.

Cinema verite on top form... and alot of it, running at 2hrs and 20mins.

Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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