Girl Missing (1933)

Young and lovely June Dale (Mary Brian) is being pursued by the wealthy but far-too-pushy Kenneth Van Dusen (Guy Kibbee). When June’s friend Kay (Glenda Farrell) walks in and puts a stop to Kenneth’s attempts to woo June, he leaves them at their fancy Palm Beach hotel, sticking them with the bill. Luckily for Kay and June, their old showgirl “pal” Daisy Bradford (Peggy Shannon) … Continue reading Girl Missing (1933)

I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)

James Allen (Paul Muni) has just returned home from fighting in the first World War. Not wanting to settle into a dull, monotonous life, he decides to travel, working odd jobs in construction. He has no desire to work in a factory like he did before the war, and he hopes that his experience as a military engineer will bring him riches in the construction … Continue reading I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)

The Keyhole (1933)

Anne Brooks (Kay Francis) is unintentionally polyandrous. She’s happily married to the older, very rich Schuyler Brooks (Henry Kolker) and thinks that he’s her only husband. But her old dancing partner and supposed ex-husband, Maurice (Monroe Owsley), blackmails her by revealing that he never filed for the dissolution of their marriage. Maurice wants Anne to shell out big bucks to keep him quiet, in order … Continue reading The Keyhole (1933)

Breakfast for Two (1937)

Drunken playboys, bankruptcy, one ditsy actress, a witty butler, a sneaky Texas debutante and a few talking pets make up the screwball romantic comedy Breakfast for Two. Barbara Stanwyck stars as the aforementioned debutante, Valentine Ransome, who meets playboy Jonathon Blair (Herbert Marshall) while she’s on a trip to the big city. After bringing him home to safety after finding him in a drunken stupor, … Continue reading Breakfast for Two (1937)