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Strictly Unconventional (1930)

Passed  |   |  Drama  |  3 May 1930 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
Catherine Dale Owen ...
Paul Cavanagh ...
Ted
Tyrell Davis ...
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Ernest Torrence ...
Alison Skipworth ...
Mary Forbes ...
Wilfred Noy ...
Butler
William H. O'Brien ...
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The Circle  »

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The play opened in London, England on 3 March 1921. It opened on Broadway in New York City on 12 September 1921 and closed in February 1922 after 175 performances. The opening night cast included John Halliday as Ted, Estelle Winwood as Elizabeth and Walter Soderling as the Butler. There were 2 revivals of the play: in 1938 with Tallulah Bankhead and John Emery, and in 1989, with Stewart Granger, Rex Harrison and Glynis Johns. See more »

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Elizabeth: You're awfully nice, Ted.
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Version of The Circle (1925) See more »

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Kunstlerleben (Artist's Life), Op. 316
(1867) (uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauß
Played as dance music by the orchestra at the party
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The Razzie for worst actress of 1930 is........
3 February 2006 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I had never heard of Catherine Dale Owen before,which is hardly surprising given that she only appeared in about 6 films.However after this performance i do not think that i will ever forget her.She seems to enunciate every word to twice its natural length.I think that she must have gone to the vocal coach featured in "Singing In The Rain".There is one scene where she is seated having a discussion.Every time the other actor talks she looks away with a doleful stare.When it comes to her lines she turns and almost stares into the camera as if reading an idiot board.Then when she speaks her lines she seems to want to make a different hand gesture for every word.The tone of her voice hardly altering.So to Catherine i retrospectively award the Razzie for the worst actress of 1930.A well merited award!


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