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Blonde Venus (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Hot Voodoo Director Josef von Sternberg has not caused his audience to expect his star Marlene Dietrich (as Helen, back in showbiz to support her ailing husband and son) to appear in a gorilla suit, but playboy Nick (Cary Grant) in her audience, likes it, her first number in Blonde Venus, 1932.
Blonde Venus (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Wish I Was Someone Else Learning that her ailing husband (Herbert Marshall) is returning healthy from Europe, Helen (Marlene Dietrich) agonizes with her sugar-daddy turned honest boyfriend Nick (Cary Grant), who financed everything, in Josef von Sternberg's Blonde Venus, 1932.
Stage Door (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Nice Big Whale Caviar Eve (Arden) and Judy (Lucille Ball) waiting to see producer Powell (Adolphe Menjou), Kay (Andrea Leeds) getting stood-up, Terry (Katharine Hepburn) arriving to settle the score, in Stage Door, 1937, from the play by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman.
One Night Of Love (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Miss Moore As Mary Singing from La Traviata, the opening of the Columbia picture which, after a rough start, finally made opera singer Grace Moore a movie star, and won her an Academy Award nomination, One Night Of Love, 1934, co-starring Lyle Talbot and Tulio Carminati.
One Night Of Love (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Sempra Libera It never went so easy for Grace Moore in the Hollywood as it does here, as American Mary, her first scene having given up everything to study opera in Italy, charming her neighbors in Milan, still singing from La Traviata, in Moore's first movie hit, One Night Of Love, 1934.
Blonde Venus (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Rather A Long Swim Americans touring the Black Forest, Sterling Holloway as "Joe" and Herbert Marshall as forward "Ed," meet frolicking nymphs led by Marlene Dietrich, then director Josef von Sternberg with deft narrative compression, young Dickie Moore in the wake, opening Blonde Venus, 1932.
Three Cornered Moon (1933) -- (Movie Clip) I've Had Two Zeniths Flighty affluent Brooklyn-ite Elizabeth (Claudette Colbert) has just rescued her artist-novelist boyfriend Ronald (Hardie Albright), as he was evicted from his Manhattan apartment, Elliot Nugent directing the Paramount Great Depression comedy Three Cornered Moon, 1933.
Three Cornered Moon (1933) -- (Movie Clip) The Depression's Over The Brooklyn Rimplegar family has just learned that mother (Mary Boland) lost all their money in the stock market, so it falls to sister Elizabeth (Claudette Colbert) to squeeze the rent out of the tenant, Dr. Stevens (Richard Arlen), in the Depression comedy Three Cornered Moon, 1933.
Three Cornered Moon (1933) -- (Movie Clip) He Was Smart To Die Opening in modern Brooklyn, laundry man Sam Godfrey delivers to Mary Boland, as nutty Mrs. Rimplegar, with maid Jenny (Lyda Roberti), sons Kenneth (Wallace Ford) and Douglas (William Bakewell), money trouble emerging, Claudette Colbert coming soon, in Paramount's Three Cornered Moon, 1935.
Men Must Fight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Four Leaf Clover First World War somewhere in France, flier Jeff (Robert Young) and his new lover nurse Laura (Diana Wynyard), some sense of foreboding, opening MGM's near-future anti-war drama Men Must Fight, 1933.
Men Must Fight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) We'll Stop Making Men! Diana Wynyard as Laura, wife of the Secretary of State, with a radical anti-war speech to women, taking place in near-future 1940, with fancy tech to match, in MGM's Men Must Fight, 1940.
Men Must Fight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Our Son Will Never Take Part New York, end of the first World War, Laura (Diana Wynyard) with husband Ned (Lewis Stone), big diplomat and adoptive father of her son, who grows up to be Phillips Holmes, in near-future 1940, with Peggy (Ruth Selwyn) on a steamer, in Men Must Fight, 1933.