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Other Men's Women (1931)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 17 January 1931 (USA)
Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife.

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Railroad fireman Bill White is a carefree ladies' man with an irresponsible streak. His buddy Jack Kulper, an engineer, is more solid and reliable. Bill comes to stay a while with Jack and his wife Lily. Bill and Lily fall in love, but not wishing to hurt Jack, Bill leaves without explanation. When Jack confronts Bill about his suspicions, the two fight and Jack is seriously injured. Bill is consumed with guilt and tries to make good, but Jack has his own ideas about that. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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17 January 1931 (USA)  »

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The Steel Highway  »

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Unusually for a film of this time period, the opening credits are not accompanied by music. See more »

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When Jack is sitting at the dinner table after Bill has left the house, Jack's hair changes noticeably between shots - from fuller to more slicked down and back. See more »

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Bill White: Sweet peas? Gee, that'll be swell.
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On the 5:15
(1914) (uncredited)
Music by Henry I. Marshall
Lyrics by Stanley Murphy
Sung a cappella by the railroad workers
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Nice to see Grant Withers in the romantic lead!
28 October 2006 | by (Dallas,Texas,U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I watched this on Turner Classic Movies(TCM)and was surprised to see Grant Withers in the lead. I had always seen him in westerns in the 40's as one of the "bad guys" that has to be defeated by the "good guys". Nice to get a new perspective on his acting with his early films. It has an excellent cast and as long as you remember it was made in 1930 and respect the morals of the time you will enjoy it as much as I did. Mary Astor as the loving wife torn between husband Tomey and best friend Withers. There is plenty of guilt to go around,as there should be in a moral play with really nice people caught up in uncontrollable passion. You want this to turn out alright and in this period,they usually did. I will always remember the Withers line he would leave with,"Have a chew on me.",throwing a stick of gum to the person in question. Watch and enjoy.


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