Friends and Lovers

Friends and Lovers

Friends and Lovers (1931) is an American Pre-Code drama film released by RKO Radio Pictures, directed by Victor Schertzinger, and starring Adolphe Menjou, Lili Damita, Laurence Olivier, Erich von Stroheim, and Hugh Herbert.


British Army captain Geoff Roberts (Adolphe Menjou) carries on an affair with Alva (Lili Damita), the wife of the cruel Victor Sangrito (Erich Von Stroheim). Sangrito, however, is well aware of the affair, as he uses his beautiful wife to lure men into romance with her, then blackmailing them to save their careers.

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    contentLocation London
    director Victor Schertzinger
    editor William Hamilton
    genre drama
    keywords army captain betray british army
    musicBy Victor Schertzinger
    producer William LeBaron
    publisher RKO Radio Pictures
    theme romantic drama