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Dum-Dum Brooks
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Celia Fields
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Sonia Barondoff (as Baclanova)
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Curly Bloom
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Lew Layton
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D.J. McCarthy
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Carlo Vesper
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Champ Mahoney
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K.O. O'Hearn
Bob Perry ...
Gateman (as Robert Perry)
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25 May 1929 (USA)  »

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El hombre que yo amo  »

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One of the earliest of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since. See more »

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Celia
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Leo Robin
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Dodgt early talkie.
24 February 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It's always fascinating to see anything by William Wellman but this film - his first all shot sound effort - is heavy sledding, a surprising fall off in quality after the lively CHINATOWN NIGHTS. Hard to see the director of OX BOW INCIDENT and WINGS here.

The effort is occasionally visible, as with the trackings with boxer Arlen into the ring, the under-cranked run with Brian into the horse car, where they are spending their honey moon. We do get the occasional striking visual: Arlen draped in his robe or the pattern the stair railing casts upwards, as he and "Million Dollar dame" Baclanova enter her apartment.

However these moments only briefly liven a dim plot histrionically played.


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