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New Morals for Old (1932)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 4 June 1932 (USA)

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Ralph Thomas
Margaret Perry ...
Phyl Thomas
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Mr. Thomas
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Mrs. Thomas (as Laura Hope Crewes)
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Myra
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Duff Wilson
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James Hallett
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Estelle
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Mrs. Warburton
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The play opened in London, England on 2 February 1930 with Madeleine Carroll in the role of Phyl. The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 3 November 1931, but had only 20 performances. Margaret Perry originated her movie role as Phyl in the opening night cast of that production, which also included Humphrey Bogart as Duff Wilson and Walter Kingsford as Mr. Thomas. See more »

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Mr. Thomas: Oh, I hate a pun. That is the lowest form of wit.
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Good Night Sweetheart
(1931) (uncredited)
Music by Ray Noble
Lyrics by Jimmy Campbell and Reginald Connelly
Whistled by Robert Young
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Stinks
2 January 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Boring old creaker about two terrible children (Robert Young, Margaret Perry) breaking their elderly parents' hearts. At least that's how I interpreted it. The point is a little muddled as it seems to be saying the younger generation has loose morals but the older is stuffy and old-fashioned. That the younger will eventually become the older and "rinse, lather, repeat" is the ultimate point, I suppose. Only worth seeing for early work by Young and Myrna Loy, as well as to see Judge Hardy with a son who doesn't listen to a word he says. Despite being pre-Code and having somewhat risqué subject manner, there's nothing here to get worked up over.


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