MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 29,972 this week

There Goes the Bride (1932)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 74 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 3 critic

A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she ... See full summary »

Writers:

(story), (story), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at Internet Archive

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 14 Feb 2011
 
a list of 1166 titles
created 13 Aug 2011
 
a list of 599 titles
created 15 Jun 2012
 
a list of 303 titles
created 21 Oct 2012
 
a list of 141 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: There Goes the Bride (1932)

There Goes the Bride (1932) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of There Goes the Bride.

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Film-Noir | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Pursued by the big-time gambler he robbed, John Muller takes a new identity, with ironic results.

Director: Steve Sekely
Stars: Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Eduard Franz
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A woman writes a best-selling book for women warning them about the "dangers" of men. A handsome photographer for a national magazine arrives in her town to do a feature story on her. Complications ensue.

Director: Frank Ross
Stars: Joan Caulfield, David Niven, James Robertson Justice
Evergreen (1934)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Betty Balfour
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In this 1953 musical remake of "The Awful Truth" Wyman is married to womanizing composer Milland and sets out to give him some of his own medicine. She has an affair, but her ploy backfires... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall
Stars: Jane Wyman, Ray Milland, Aldo Ray
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Owen Waterbury, bestselling novelist, recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord as his latest of many secretaries. The stars in her eyes fade when she finds she is to work in his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin
Stars: Laraine Day, Kirk Douglas, Keenan Wynn
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Dowdy Sylvia accepts her boss' marriage proposal, even though he only asked her to avoid marriage to another woman. As a wealthy wife, Sylvia changes from ugly duckling to uninhibited swan ... See full summary »

Director: Paul L. Stein
Stars: Constance Bennett, Kenneth MacKenna, Basil Rathbone
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Sisters Ruth and Eileen Sherwood move from Ohio to New York in the hopes of building their careers. Ruth wants to get a job as a writer, while Eileen hopes to succeed on the stage. The two ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall
Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Janet Blair
Rose-Marie (1936)
Certificate: Passed Musical | Romance | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen
Splendor (1935)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The once-great Lorrimore family faces bankruptcy unless older son Brighton marries wealthy Edith Gilbert. When Brighton instead returns from a trip with his new wife Phyllis, she receives a... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent
Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Joel McCrea, Paul Cavanagh
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank robberies during the McKinley administration (early 20th ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Victor McLaglen
Western | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An angel is sent to earth to help a saloon owner and gambler save his soul.

Director: Albert S. Rogell
Stars: Robert Cummings, Brian Donlevy, Marjorie Reynolds
Time Table (1956)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

As a train speeds through the Arizona night, a man posing as a physician holds up the baggage-car crew and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The fake doctor, Paul Bruckner, leaves the train ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Stevens
Stars: Mark Stevens, King Calder, Felicia Farr
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Annette Marquand
Owen Nares ...
Max
Carol Goodner ...
Jerry Verno ...
Clark - the chauffeur
Mignon O'Doherty ...
Mme. Duchaine
Roland Culver ...
Jacques
Carroll Gibbons ...
Himself - Leader, Savoy Orpheans
Edit

Storyline

A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she refuses to tell him who she really is, her accuser decides to take her home where he can keep an eye on her until 12 o'clock the next day, the time at which she has calculated that it will be safe to tell the truth! But when his fiancée arrives unexpectedly and then his 'guest' is mistaken for her, it all gets rather embarrassing... Written by Igenlode Wordsmith

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 1933 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of David Niven. See more »

Quotes

Annette Marquand: [giggles uncontrollably]
Max: What in heaven's name is there to laugh at?
Annette Marquand: [continues to giggle] Look! Look! She walked off into the night in her... knickers!
Max: My fiancée! What will people think?
Annette Marquand: They will think she is everybody's... fiancée.
See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Looking For You
(uncredited)
Composed by Fred Raymond
Lyrics by Clifford Grey
Performed by Jessie Matthews
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Lightweight frothy farce
3 March 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

"There goes the Bride" is essentially and simply a farce (albeit one set -- for no very clear reason -- in France). As such, the plot makes about as much sense as in any other of the many films in which the heroine proves herself irresistible by making the leading man's life a complete misery; and it contrives to be considerably less irritating than most of them.

As the pert and wilful Annette, Jessie Matthews is all big eyes and eloquent reaction; it is interesting to note that she has already established the character without any real dialogue to speak of until after the first few scenes. In fact, for an early sound film this shows a notable willingness to tell its story through visuals in addition to the laughs obtained by an often genuinely funny script; there were moments when the audience were literally shouting with laughter.

It has to be said that Miss Matthews, in her first leading screen role, sometimes overacts. If she were not already in possession of top billing one might assume that she is doing her best here to steal the show! However, it is hard to say where the actress's cinematic inexperience begins and the impudent Annette's 'putting on an act' ends; certainly her charm is more than enough to excuse any exaggeration. Conversely, Owen Nares has been criticised for lack of charisma, although I couldn't see it -- I did notice one or two flat line readings on his part that sounded as if they should have gone for a retake.

All in all I found this surprisingly good entertainment: undemanding fluff in a polished production that manages to be witty without being annoying, ridiculous without stupidity, and sneaks in a good deal of conscious naughtiness into the bargain. I'm frankly amazed that this apparently rated a 'U' rather than an 'A' ('Adult') certificate on release, as I'd have thought parts of it were quite risqué!


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss There Goes the Bride (1932) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?