One year, one film: 1935 – Mad Love

One year, one film: 1935 The film: Mad Love, dir. Karl Freund starring Peter Lorre, Frances Drake, Colin Clive Rating: Recommended | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED | Must-See Peter Lorre stars in Mad Love as Doctor Gogol, a famed surgeon who has become obsessed with actress Yvonne Orlac (Frances Drake). He watches her perform every night. Doctor Gogol is … More One year, one film: 1935 – Mad Love

Her Uncle Sam (aka Red Salute) (1935)

This film was viewed for the Barbara Stanwyck Filmography Project. Stanwyck’s earlier flicks can be somewhat difficult to find, and Her Uncle Sam, also known as Red Salute, Runaway Daughter or Her Enlisted Man, is one of them. Since the film has fallen into the public domain, the Internet Archive has it available (for streaming or download), but … More Her Uncle Sam (aka Red Salute) (1935)

Paddy O’Day (1935)

Paddy O’Day (Jane Withers) is a young girl traveling from Ireland to America, where her mother is already living. On the boat, she befriends and wins the hearts of just about every passenger and crew member, including Tamara Petrovitch (Rita Hayworth, billed as Rita Cansino). Upon arrival to New York, Paddy is excited to be … More Paddy O’Day (1935)

Mad Love (1935)

Doctor Gogol (Peter Lorre) is a famous surgeon who falls in love with and becomes obsessed with a stage actress named Yvonne Orlac (Frances Drake), buying a seat to see her perform every single night. But when he discovers that she’s already married to a concert pianist named Stephen (Colin Clive), he’s horrified at the … More Mad Love (1935)

Alice Adams (1935)

Alice Adams (1935): 3/5 Alice Adams is an early-ish Katherine Hepburn film. Hepburn herself seems very young and fanciful, despite the fact that she was in her late 20s when it was filmed. Her character, Alice, is a young social climber who hopes to woo a rich bachelor named Russell (Fred MacMurray) by pretending that … More Alice Adams (1935)