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Change of Heart (1934)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 18 May 1934 (USA)
Catherinde and Mack and their close friends Chris and Madge graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.

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Cast

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Catherine Furness
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Chris Thring
James Dunn ...
Mack McGowan
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Madge Rountree
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Nick (as Nick Foran)
Beryl Mercer ...
Harriet Hawkins
Gustav von Seyffertitz ...
Dr. Kurtzman
Kenneth Thomson ...
Howard Jackson
Theodore von Eltz ...
Gerald Mockby (as Theodor von Eltz)
Drue Leyton ...
Mrs. Gerald Mockby
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Mrs. Frieda Mockby
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Shirley
Barbara Barondess ...
Phyllis Carmichael
Fiske O'Hara ...
T.P. Mc Gowan
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Mrs. Mc Gowan
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Catherinde and Mack and their close friends Chris and Madge graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.

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18 May 1934 (USA)  »

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El primer amor  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Dick Foran's first movie. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Janet Gaynor (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

My Time Is Your Time
(1924) (uncredited)
Music by Leo Dance
Lyrics by Eric Little
Sung a cappella by James Dunn twice, once imitating Rudy Vallee
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A sweet and sincere movie
11 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a sweet and sincere movie, capturing a sense of New York in the 1930s. Both Janet Gaynor and Charlie Farrell are perfect as the innocent lovers, and Ginger Rogers nails the role of the egotistical yet classy "friend." I did think the last scene was a bit abrupt, but otherwise, a well-done movie. For those who enjoy heart-warming light romances, this is a treat.

Along with Janet Gaynor, Charlie Farrell and Ginger Rogers, the cast is filled with stellar talent, not the least of which is Shirley Temple in the airplane scene. Beryl Mercer, Jane Darwell, James Dunn and Mischa Auer all do laudable jobs, although Dunn's role is unevenly scripted.

I found the close-ups in this movie to be very well done. The shaving scene with Farrell and Gaynor is a classic--full of sentiment yet composed. Also, the scene between the doctor and Gaynor, with the camera just catching Gaynor from the back of her head, was masterful.

It's a joy to watch understatement so beautifully played!


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