Show Girl in Hollywood (1930) Review, with Alice White and Jack Mulhall

Dixie Dugan Alice White Jimmie Doyle Jack Mulhall Donny Harris Blanche Sweet Released by First National/Warner Brothers | Directed by Mervyn LeRoy Run time: 80 minutes Proof That It’s a Pre-Code Film “The moment he meets a girl, he starts feeling her ribs!” “You know what great pictures he’s always Read more…

Emma (1932) Review, with Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt and Myrna Loy

Emma Marie Dressler Mr. Smith Jean Hersholt Isabelle Myrna Loy Released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer | Directed by Clarence Brown Run time: 72 minutes Proof That It’s a Pre-Code Film “Don’t be silly, Bill. Storks don’t bring babies.” “You don’t know anything about it.” “Don’t I?!” “She’s fast, too!” Emma Read more…

Susan Lenox Her Fall And Rise 1931 Greta Garbo Clark Gable

Susan Lenox [Her Fall and Rise] (1931) Review, with Greta Garbo and Clark Gable

Helga/Susan Lenox Greta Garbo Rodney Clark Gable Ohlin Jean Hersholt Released by MGM | Directed by Robert Z. Leonard Proof That It’s Pre-Code Our female lead is threatened with rape and abuse constantly before turning to prostitution and gold digging. Susan Lenox: It’s A Man’s World “I think the most Read more…

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