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One Sunday Afternoon (1933)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 1 September 1933 (USA)
Middle-aged dentist Biff Grimes reminisces about his unrequited love for beautiful Virginia Brush and her husband Hugo, his ex-friend, who betrayed him.

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Hugo and Biff were friends until they met Virginia. Biff could think of no one but Virginia, but she would never be happy with a big slow bully. So she married Hugo and Biff married Amy just because his Virginia got married. Amy loves Biff, but Biff constantly thinks of Virginia even after Hugo takes his job and has him put into prison for two years. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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He wondered for years...if he'd married the wrong girl...then fate told him astoundingly.

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The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 15 February 1933 and ran for 322 performances. The opening cast included Lloyd Nolan as Biff, Francesca Bruning as Amy, Rankin Mansfield as Hugo, Mary Holsman as Virginia and Percy Helton as Snappy. See more »

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Virginia 'Virgie' Brush Barnstead: How'd you know my name's Virginia?
Dr. Lucius Griffith 'Biff' Grimes: That's for me to know and you to find out.
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Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
(1902) (uncredited)
Music and Lyric by Hughie Cannon
Sung a cappella by Roscoe Karns and Gary Cooper
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The actress Frances Fuller
15 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

I watched the movie, "One Sunday Afternoon," because of Gary Cooper. I was enchanted by the unknown actress, Frances Fuller. She was far different from the character that opened the movie. I first thought what has the Gary Cooper character gotten himself into. My favorite scene was the first date at the carnival. Gary Cooper and the tree was perfect. Boys do act like that on first dates. I know from experience. I wanted to know more about Frances Fuller. Why she was never a big star. I searched the internet for info about her career. Although I'm satisfied with the results, I'm still puzzled that she wasn't a bigger star. I'll try to see all her movies. Oh yes, Fay Wray. That's not the girl the big ape loved. Entirely different.


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