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Love Affair (1932)

 |  Drama, Romance  |  17 March 1932 (USA)
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Heiress Carol Owen learns to fly from aeronautical engineer Jim Leonard who begins neglecting his work as their affair progresses. Things get complicated when she learns her father died ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Carol Owen
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Jim Leonard
Hale Hamilton ...
Bruce Hardy
Halliwell Hobbes ...
Kibbee
Astrid Allwyn ...
Linda Lee
Jack Kennedy ...
Gilligan
Bradley Page ...
Georgie Keeler
Barbara Leonard ...
Felice
Harold Minjir ...
Antone
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Heiress Carol Owen learns to fly from aeronautical engineer Jim Leonard who begins neglecting his work as their affair progresses. Things get complicated when she learns her father died penniless and that she has been being supported by her financial advisor, and now suitor, Bruce Hardy. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Youth's Cry of Freedom!

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17 March 1932 (USA)  »

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Juventud moderna  »

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(Western Electric System)

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1.37 : 1
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Humphrey Bogart's first film starring credit, though the film was decidedly Dorothy Mackaill's. See more »

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Carol Owen: All God's chillun' got wings and I'm one of God's chillum.' Maybe only a stepchild.
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One of Bogart's early roles
2 December 2009 | by (southwest US) – See all my reviews

"You were on your way up and you tripped on a skirt !" Gilligan says to Jim Leonard. That sums up the plot of this story of up and coming Leonard (a YOUNG Humphrey Bogart) when his dream gets sidetracked by the bombshell heiress Carol, played by Dorothy Mackaill. Leonard has been working on a new and improved motor, but now his love life and motor company both have their ups and downs in this 68 minute shortie. Bogart hadn't developed the quiet, brooding style yet. Good performances by most of the supporting characters - her butler, his co-workers, a sister, interlopers along the way. Some adult themes, since it was done just before they really enforced the film code, but it's still tame compared to what is on TV today. Directed by Thornton Freeland, a year before Freeland directed the incredible "Flying Down to Rio".


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