Rain (1932)

Rain (1932), produced and directed by Lewis Milestone.

A remake of Sadie Thompson (1928) made just four years after the silent original. Joan Crawford, age 27, is the prostitute fleeing her past on a South Seas island, encountering a stiff-necked missionary who won't allow it.

This is not as lively as the original and Walter Huston is too stiff as the villain. Its interesting features:

The film is in the public domain and is available online for free. My thumbnails are from the Roan Group DVD. Quality is often quite poor, but a few reels are surprisingly good. I don't know if a restoration is possible on this one.