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Bed of Roses (1933)

Passed  -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  14 July 1933 (USA)
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Lorry and Minnie are ex-hookers who leave prison, determined to find the good life with rich men. Along the way Lorry meets and falls in love with cotton barge owner Dan. She must choose ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Lorry Evans
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Dan
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Stephen Paige
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Minnie
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Father Doran (as Samuel Hinds)
Franklin Pangborn ...
Floorwalker
Tom Herbert ...
Salesman (as Tom Francis)
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Storyline

Lorry and Minnie are ex-hookers who leave prison, determined to find the good life with rich men. Along the way Lorry meets and falls in love with cotton barge owner Dan. She must choose between living on a barge with her love, risking his learning about her past, and remaining the mistress of wealthy Stephen Paige. Written by Robert Tonsing <rtonsing@ti.com>

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barge | prison | mistress | cotton | drinking | See more »

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The girl who took a shortcut down the primrose path!

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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14 July 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lecho de rosas  »

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(RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Same theme music is used in The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949). See more »

Quotes

Minnie: Hold this. I gotta go find a pirate.
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Soundtracks

Can't Yo' Heah Me Callin' Caroline?
(1914) (uncredited)
Music by Caro Roma
Lyric by William H. Gardner
Sung offscreen by the crew on Dan's barge
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Joel McCrea as an eligible skipper...Constance Bennett as a walking man-trap
12 May 2009 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Constance Bennett and Pert Kelton are a comical hoot playing two small-time hustlers on the make for wealthy husbands; Joel McCrea is a riverboat skipper who falls for Constance, who gives the earthy captain nothing but heartache. Extremely brief early talkie directed by Gregory La Cava, who also worked on the screenplay. McCrea is attractive and likable (as usual), and there are several snappy dialogue exchanges, amusing interplay between the gals. Nice collection of character actors in the supporting cast, including Jane Darwell as a prison matron. Nothing extraordinary, but a fairly fun outing with a satisfying wrap-up. ** from ****


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