Marc Connelly



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Not So Dumb (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Sin Throughout The Ages Entertaining the big-shot out-of-town investor (William Holden), Dulcy (Marion Davies) turns the floor over to her new supposed screenwriter friend Leach (Franklin Pangborn), dramatizing his next feature, Van Dyke (Donald Ogden Stewart) on piano, Elliott Nugent her worried husband, in Not So Dumb, 1930.
Not So Dumb (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Sunny California Opening with Marion Davies (as nutty Dulcy, the title role in the original George S. Kaufman-Marc Connelly play) and fiancè Gordon (Elliott Nugent) in the rain, awaiting potential investor Forbes (the other actor William Holden, 1862-1932), wife and daughter (Sally Starr, Julia Faye), with King Vidor directing, in Not So Dumb, 1930.
Tall Story (1960) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Buttering Him Up Co-ed June Ryder (Jane Fonda) surprises Professors Sullivan and Osman (Ray Walston and Marc Connelly), early in Joshua Logan's Tall Story, 1960, location shooting at Occidental College in LA.
Captains Courageous (1937) -- (Movie Clip) I Got New Kind Of Fish Spoiled schoolboy Harvey (Freddy Bartholomew) sailing to England, makes good on his boast that he could drink six ice-cream sodas, then topples overboard and meets Portugese fisherman Manuel (Spencer Tracy, his first scene), a key moment in MGM’s Captains Courageous, 1937.
Farmer Takes A Wife, The (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Albany To Buffalo Director Victor Fleming’s opening, Slim Summerville as Erie Canal agent Friendly, Jane Withers as young Della, laying down some lore before we meet Weaver (Roger Imhof), Elmer (Andy Devine) and Ivy (Kitty Kelly), in The Farmer Takes A Wife, 1935, starring Henry Fonda an Janet Gaynor.
Farmer Takes A Wife, The (1935) -- (Movie Clip) I Could've Said A Buffalo Female Tied up overnight in foggy Rochester, Erie Canal boat cook Molly (Janet Gaynor) visits with smitten Dan (Henry Fonda), aspiring farmer and employee on another boat, when her captain Klore (Charles Bickford), a renowned drinker, appears, having observed the lottery drawing, in The Farmer Takes A Wife, 1935.
Green Pastures, The (1936) -- (Movie Clip) All But One Tree Rex Ingram performing two roles in the same scene, as Adam and as “De Lawd,” visiting his newly created earth, and producing Myrtle Anderson as Eve, the angels observing from above, in The Green Pastures, 1936, from Marc Connelly’s controversial Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Green Pastures, The (1936) -- (Movie Clip) You Preachers Is The Devil “De Lawd” (Rex Ingram) down from heaven checking the status of his creations, earth and its human inhabitants, meeting Zeba (Edna Mae Harris) and Cain the Sixth (James Fuller), in the 1936 Warner Bros. version of Marc Connelly’s widely criticized Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Green Pastures.
Green Pastures, The (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Here Comes De Lawd From a scene in which an African-American Louisiana Sunday school teacher describes heaven to his pupils, Gabriel (Oscar Polk) introduces Rex Ingram as “De Lawd,” visiting his angels, early in the Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Marc Connelly’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Green Pastures, 1936.
I Married A Witch (1942) -- (Movie Clip) Fairer Than All Women Influence of producer Preston Sturges apparent, even on French director Rene Clair during his wartime Hollywood sojourn, opening scenes with protagonist Fredric March playing various of his ancestors, discussing witches, from I Married A Witch, 1942, co-starring Veronica Lake.
I Married A Witch (1942) -- (Movie Clip) Love Grows Slowly Mischievous witch Jennifer (Veronica Lake) has wiled her way into sleeping over at the home of candidate Wallace (Fredric March), the night before his wedding, in I Married A Witch, 1942.


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