Category Archives: 1930s

  1. The Penguin Pool Murder (1932)


    January 16, 2014 by smumcounty

    Stockbroker Gerald Parker (Guy Usher) is on the phone with Bertrand Hemingway (Clarence Wilson), the director of the New York …
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  2. Love Me Tonight (1932)

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    October 13, 2013 by smumcounty

    “Love Me Tonight” (1932) begins with scenes of the waking of Paris one early sunny morning. Eager to establish its …
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  3. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)


    June 20, 2013 by smumcounty

    They seek him here. They seek him there. Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven? Is he in …
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  4. Gold Diggers of 1933


    June 2, 2013 by smumcounty

    “Gold Diggers of 1933” begins with a lively musical number not unlike those of other musicals of the 1930’s. Those …
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