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The Animal Kingdom (1932)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 28 December 1932 (USA)
Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks, it is Cecelia. After the marriage, Tom is bored with the social scene and ... See full summary »

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Ann Harding ...
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Thomas 'Tom' Collier
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Cecelia Henry Collier
William Gargan ...
'Red' Regan - the majordomo
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Owen Fiske
Ilka Chase ...
Grace
Henry Stephenson ...
Mr. Rufus Collier
Leni Stengel ...
Franc Schmidt
Don Dillaway ...
Joe Fiske
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Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks, it is Cecelia. After the marriage, Tom is bored with the social scene and the obligations of his life. He publishes books that will sell, not books that he wants to write. Even worse, he has his old friend working as a butler and Cecelia wants him fired. When Tom tries to get back together with Daisy to renew the feelings that he once felt, Daisy turns the tables on him and leaves to protect both of them. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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28 December 1932 (USA)  »

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Królestwo zwierzat  »

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1.37 : 1
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Karen Morley was announced as a cast member in Hollywood Reporter. David O. Selznick wanted Morley for the role of Cecilia, but eventually cast Myrna Loy for her superior beauty. See more »

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During the last scene with Leslie Howard and Myrna Loy, they are sitting at a dining table. There is a floral centerpiece on the table and they both have glasses of wine until she leans back in her chair, at which time only Howard's glass remains. Then her glass and the flowers reappear. See more »

Quotes

Owen: There, there, now. Don't worry. Tom will be along any second.
Rufus Collier: If what I think is true, I hope he never comes along.
Cecilia 'Cee' Henry Collier: What?
Rufus Collier: Well, I'll, I'll tell you what's in my mind. Heaven knows I don't want it there. That girl he's been living with for the last three years...
Owen: Just a minute, sir.
Cecilia 'Cee' Henry Collier: It's alright Owen.
Rufus Collier: Good Jupiter, it's no secret, is it? Who is she, anyway? What is she?
Owen: An extremely nice girl. Hard working. Talented. She, she draws for one of the fashion magazines and very successfully. She left...
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very raw

very good movie that the censors couldn't destroy. amazing for it's blatantly adult themes in 1932. the story hasn't aged one bit. lesile howard is brilliant in his role. i saw this on tv one night and searched for half a year to figure out what it was called. fantastic.


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