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Rafter Romance (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Zip You Zoup Benevolent New York landlord Eckbaum (George Sidney) appeals first to Jack (Norman Foster) then to Mary (Ginger Rogers), introducing them as unmarried tenants in arrears and the basic premise for RKO's Rafter Romance, 1933.
Rafter Romance (1933) -- (Movie Clip) As If You Were Ladies Mary (Ginger Rogers) has landed a job which starts to look iffy, selling ice boxes on the phone for Hubbell (Robert Benchley), Ellen Corby (Granny Clampett from The Beverly Hillbillies) the second of her colleagues featured, early in Rafter Romance, 1933.
Skippy (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Almost Nearly Dressed First scene introducing Jackie Cooper in his star-making title role, with parents (Willard Robertson, Enid Bennett), from Skippy, 1931, based on the Percy Lee Crosby comic strip.
Skippy (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Lick So Loud! Well-to-do Jackie Cooper (title character) with new friend Sooky (Robert Coogan) and his cherished pooch, hiding from the dog-catcher in "Shanty Town," early in the Paramount hit Skippy, 1931.
Anne Of Green Gables (1934) -- (Movie Clip) My Name Is Anne Shirley Anne Shirley, a movie veteran at 16, introduces herself by the name of her character, which she would use for the rest of her career (she retired in 1944), met by her prospective adopted father (O.P. Heggie), in the 1934 version of the L.M. Montgomery novel, Anne Of Green Gables.
Anne Of Green Gables (1934) -- (Movie Clip) You Mean Hateful Boy! Anne Shirley, as the character whose name she took, is the red-headed orphan on her first school day on Prince Edward Island, with teacher (Murray Kinnell), friend Diana (Gertrude Messinger) and meeting Gilbert (Tom Brown), in Lucy Maude Montgomery's Anne Of Green Gables, 1934.
Three Smart Girls (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Universal's New Discovery Joining the credits, Universal quick to put the money on the screen, Deanna Durbin's first ever appearance, with cute sisters Nan Grey and Barbara Read, in a film the associate producer Joe Pasternak would remake 12 years later as Three Daring Daughters at MGM, Three Smart Girls, 1936.
Three Smart Girls (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Are They Like You, Dear? Penny, Kay and Joan (Deanna Durbin, Barbara Read, Nan Grey), who haven't seen their tycoon father (Charles Winninger) for ten years, have come from Europe to New York to stop him from marrying his gilrfriend (Binnie Barnes), in Universal's Three Smart Girls, 1936.
Three Smart Girls (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Someone To Care For Me Penny (Deanna Durbin), who, with older sisters (Nan Grey, Barbara Read) has come to New York to stop their long-separated tycoon father (Charles Winninger) from marrying his girlfriend, works in a song by Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann and Gus Kahn, in Universal's Three Smart Girls, 1936.
Roberta (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Le Marquis De Indiana Auditioning with the stranded band in Paris, Huck (Fred Astaire) is sure he sees old girlfriend Lizzie (Ginger Rogers), runs to buddy John (Randolph Scott), who explains she's a Polish countess, song by Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach, early in Roberta, 1935.
Roberta (1935) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Be Hard To Handle In Paris, ex-couple Huck (Fred Astaire) and Lizzie (Ginger Rogers, here dropping her "Polish Countess" routine) remember old times and dance a reprise of the song by Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach and Bernard Dougall, in Roberta, 1935.
Roberta (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Our First Customer Following the death of his dressmaker aunt (title character) John (Randolph Scott) agreeing to take her top assistant Stephanie (Irene Dunne) as a partner, friends Lizzie (Ginger Rogers, masquerading as a countess) and Huck (Fred Astaire) a step behind, in Roberta, 1935.