Mary C. Mccall Jr.


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Gold Rush Maisie (1940) - Plenty Of Tears Ann Sothern (title character) is leaving town, from the diner where Harry (Irving Bacon) is sharing the big news, one customer (Henry Roquemore) leaving as another (Eddie Gribbon) arrives, and young Jubie (Virginia Weidler) appears seeking aid, in Gold Rush Maisie, 1940, the third in the MGM series.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940) - I Wanna Be Just Like You! Now all-in with the family of hard-luck dirt farmer turned gold prospector Bert (John F. Hamilton), Ann Sothern (title character) meets friend Elmo (Louis Mason), who boasts of success, then chats with admiring daughter Jubie (Virginia Weidler), in Gold Rush Maisie, 1940.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940) - What Kind Of A Town Is This? Third movie in the MGM series, this time the title character (Ann Sothern) has had a breakdown near an Arizona desert town, where, with some difficulty, she meets Lee Bowman as grumpy rancher Bill, who’s not much inclined to help, in Gold Rush Maisie, 1940, co-starring Virginia Weidler.
Maisie (1939) - The Chiffon Girl The first scene in the first picture in the series of ten from MGM, Ann Sothern is the title character, getting bad news (from Frank Darien as Pops) about her showbiz gig in Big Horn, Wyoming, from a script first written for Jean Harlow, opening Maisie, 1939, co-starring Robert Young.
Slight Case Of Murder, A (1938) - Douglas Fairbanks Rosenbloom Ex-bootlegger turned legit-but-broke brewer Marko (Edward G. Robinson) visiting his "alma-mater" orphanage, Margaret Hamilton in charge, collecting his annual summer adopt-ee, (Bobby Jordan), in A Slight Case Of Murder, 1938, from the Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay play.
Slight Case Of Murder, A (1938) - Wash Your Neck Speaking from the original Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay play, bootlegger Remy Marko (Edward G. Robinson) informs his troops (Edward Brophy, Allen Jenkins, Harold Huber et al) of the new plan, early in Warner Bros.' A Slight Case Of Murder, 1938.
Congo Maisie (1940) - That's French For Star Of Africa Doctor turned rubber plantation-owner Shane (John Carroll) is sick of Africa, leaving, when he finds Ann Sothern (title character) hiding in his cabin, boat captain Finch (J.M. Kerrigan) offering a compromise, in the second feature in the MGM series, Congo Maisie, 1940.
Congo Maisie (1940) - She Do Big Magic Complete with a degrading depiction of African natives, acceptable by Hollywood standards of the time, well-intentioned Shane (John Carroll) protects the compound, rescued when Ann Sothern (title character) goes into showgirl mode, in Congo Maisie, 1940.
Craig's Wife (1936) - Open, House Isn't The Same The domestic staff (Jane Darwell and Nydia Westmond) are introduced along with Walter (John Boles), Ellen (Alma Kruger) and neighbor Mrs. Frazier (Billie Burke) in Dorothy Arzner's 1936 version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Craig's Wife, starring Rosalind Russell.
Craig's Wife (1936) - What's The Matter? In the original version of the better-known re-make (Harriet Craig, 1950), Harriet (Rosalind Russell) re-takes command of her house and servants Nydia Westman and Jane Darwell, after a trip out of town, in Craig's Wife, 1936.
Craig's Wife (1936) - Romantic Illusions Harriet (Rosalind Russell), having decided to separate her niece Ethel (Dorothy Wilson) from her gravely ill mother, deflates her notions of romantic love, on the train home, in Dorothy Arzner's Craig's Wife, 1936, remade with Joan Crawford as Harriet Craig, 1950.
Fighting Sullivans, The (1944) - One At a Time! Waterloo, Iowa, December 8, 1941, and all five brothers (James Cardwell, John Campbell, George Offerman Jr., John Alvin, Edward Ryan) sign up with Commander Robinson (Ward Bond) in The Fighting Sullivans, 1944.

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