The Matrimonial Bed (1930) Review, with Frank Fay and Lilyan Tashman

Leopold TrebelFrank Fay Gustave CortonJames Gleason SylvaineLilyan Tashman Released by Warner Bros. Directed by Michael Curtiz Run time: 67 minutes Proof That It’s a Pre-Code Film That old cliche about promiscuous hairdressers that are handsome sex machines… I guess it had to start somewhere. Plenty of gay panic jokes, with Read more…

No One Man (1932) Review, with Carole Lombard and Ricardo Cortez

Penelope ‘Nep’ Newbold Carole Lombard Bill Hanaway Ricardo Cortez Dr. Karl Bemis Paul Lukas Released by Paramount Directed by Lloyd Corrigan Run time: 71 minutes Proof That It’s a Pre-Code Film “It’s pretty dull here in Palm Beach– unless you’re interested in marriage or divorce.” Penelope (Lombard) is a 22-year-old Read more…

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