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…

City Streets (1931), with Sylvia Sydney and Gary Cooper

“Kid”Gary Cooper NanSylvia Sydney “The Big Fella”Paul Lukas Directed by Rouben MamoullianReleased by Paramount PicturesRuntime: 82 minutes Proof That It’s Pre-Code Concerns bootleggers and beer barons. City Streets: Wrong Ways “Good kid. You’ll never tell nobody nothing.” Rouben Mamoullian’s City Streets is a particularly stylish entry in the early-30s gangster Read more…

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