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The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936)

Director: Mitchell Leisen

Jack Benny fills the roll of the manager of a troubled radio station in The Big Broadcast of 1937, the third in a series of… 179 more words

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The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)

Director: Mitchell Leisen

The last in Paramount’s series of Big Broadcast revue films, The Big Broadcast of 1938 marks the passing of a generation as W.C. 222 more words

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Midnight (1939)

What happens at the stroke of midnight?  What happens when those bells chime twelve times through the darkness of a Europe night?

The shining dress turns to rags, the horses are once again house mice, and the carriage transforms back to a simple pumpkin.   1,690 more words

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Swing High, Swing Low (1937)

Director: Mitchell Leisen

When Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray were paired for the first of their four collaborations in Hands Across the Table in 1935, both Lombard and director Mitchell Leisen gave MacMurray a hard time for being a shy, green performer, and the two worked diligently to get a good performance out of him. 174 more words

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Hands Across the Table (1935)

Director: Mitchell Leisen

In the opening moments of Hands Across the Table, an exasperated Carole Lombard steps off of a train on a crowded platform. 202 more words

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Wooden Double Crosses

An addendum to René Clemént Week.

So, finally I see Clemént’s FORBIDDEN GAMES, and on the big screen — part of Mark Cousins’ excellent Cinema of Childhood season. 1,179 more words

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