Skyscraper Souls Skyscraper Souls

A Drama That Soars Half Way to Heaven and Reaches Half Way to Hell!

Skyscraper Souls is a Pre-Code 1932 drama film starring Warren William and Maureen O'Sullivan. The film was directed by Edgar Selwyn and is based upon the novel Skycraper by Faith Baldwin. The film depicts the aspirations and lives of several people in the Seacoast National Bank Building. Among them is David Dwight, the womanizing bank owner who keeps his estranged wife happy by paying her bills. His secretary Sarah wants him to get a divorce so they can marry.

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A necessarily incomplete list of Pre-Code Hollywood movies, inspired by the BFI artcle Pre-Code: Hollywood before the censors.