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Ann Vickers (1933) -- (Movie Clip) I Once Bit A Policeman Popular Settlement House worker Irene Dunne (title character) meets Captain Resnick (Bruce Cabot), about to ship off to war in Europe, John Cromwell directing, from the first novel published by Sinclair Lewis after he won the Nobel Prize for Literature, in Ann Vickers, 1933.
Ann Vickers (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Muck And Slime Of Life Following what in the original Sinclair Lewis novel is openly called an abortion, social worker Irene Dunne (title character) is more vague as she convalesces and reflects with doctor and friend Malvina (Edna May Oliver), in Ann Vickers, 1933, directed by John Cromwell.
Ann Vickers (1933) -- (Movie Clip) You Look Reasonably Disillusioned A good four reels into the film, Irene Dunne (title character), now a famous author and social scientist, finally meets Walter Huston, her fellow above-the-title star, a leading judge who recently blurbed her book, in Ann Vickers, 1933, from the Sinclair Lewis novel.
Dodsworth (1936) -- (Movie Clip) The Smartest Crowd In Paris Sam (Walter Huston) and Fran (Ruth Chatterton) disagree about the social crowd Fran has adopted in their travels around Europe in William Wyler's Dodsworth, 1936, from the Sinclair Lewis novel.
Dodsworth (1936) -- (Movie Clip) About Your Wife Pal Cubby (Harlan Briggs), friend of Sam, the title character (Walter Huston as the retiring auto executive), expresses himself immoderately about business and about his wife (Ruth Chatterton), who before long is within earshot, in William Wyler's film from the Sinclair Lewis novel, Dodsworth, 1936.
Dodsworth (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Americans Are Always Such Snobs Newly retired American auto magnate Samuel Dodsworth (Walter Huston, title character) and wife (Ruth Chatterton) have just set sail for Europe, their attitudes not in synch, meeting English Locket (David Niven), in William Wyler's film from the Sinclar Lewis novel, Dodsworth, 1936.
Dodsworth (1936) -- (Movie Clip) You Do Need Soothing Abandoned on the deck by his wife and her handsome new friend, retiring American auto manufacturer Sam (Walter Huston, title character) is giddy about seeing land on his first trip to England, supported by a steward (Wilson Benge) then worldly Edith (Mary Astor), in William Wyler’s Dodsworth, 1936.
Dodsworth (1936) -- (Movie Clip) The Most Amusing Friends Early in her Paris stay, eager American Fran (Ruth Chatterton), wife of the retiring auto executive title character, Walter Huston, whom she forgets to meet, aims to impress French pal Renee (Odette Myrtle) and her cultured associate Iselin (Paul Lukas, his first appearance), in William Wyler’s Dodsworth, 1936.
Arrowsmith (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Twin Sister Hero Ronald Colman with colleague Sondelius (Richard Bennett) is inoculating natives and whites in the West Indies when he meets Joyce (Myrna Loy) who will lead him astray, in Samuel Goldwyn's Arrowsmith, 1931.
Arrowsmith (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Goin' West Director John Ford must have loved the scene in the covered wagon, featuring Charlotte Henry, from the opening of Samuel Goldwyn's 1931 production of Sinclair Lewis' Arrowsmith, starring Ronald Colman.
Arrowsmith (1931) -- (Movie Clip) I'm No Dentist! Good folksy doctoring, as the title character (Ronald Colman) pulls a tooth and wins several fans, in Samuel Goldwyn's production of Sinclair Lewis' Arrowsmith, 1931, directed by John Ford.
Arrowsmith (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Getting Fresh First lady of the American theater (Helen Hayes, as nurse Leora) is scrubbing floors when she meets Martin (Ronald Colman), the ambitious doctor, in Samuel Goldwyn's Arrowsmith, 1931, from the Sinclair Lewis novel.