Merrily We Live (1938)

Emily Kilbourne (Billie Burke) is a society lady with a spirited family. The Kilbournes have a lot of fun together, but one thing threatens to come between them: Emily's penchant for taking in drifters and ex-cons to work on the house staff. Just after having the family's silver stolen by the latest of Emily's "adoptees," … Continue reading Merrily We Live (1938)

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Early Women Filmmakers: Dorothy Arzner’s The Bride Wore Red (1937)

Rudi Pal (Robert Young) is at a casino with his friend Count Armalia (George Zucco), discussing the differences between the rich and the poor. Armalia is convinced that the only difference between the two is luck. Rudi is not persuaded, but later, after Rudi has left, Armalia decides to prove his point by plucking club … Continue reading Early Women Filmmakers: Dorothy Arzner’s The Bride Wore Red (1937)