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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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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
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Gerald Mockby (as Theodor von Eltz)
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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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The was the last of 12 pictures that Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell starred together as a romantic couple. See more »

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

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All Hail Alma Mater
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very sweet movie
8 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, James Dunn, and Ginger Rogers all experience a "Change of Heart" in this 1934 film about college graduates moving to New York City to "make it." It's the last of 12 pairings of Gaynor and Farrell.

I love old films because of what they tell us about the past - you could read it in a history book, but somehow, it's not the same. It took FIFTEEN HOURS to fly coast to coast in 1934. And I complain that it takes five now. Outrageous. If you look really fast when they're on the plane, you'll see Shirley Temple getting a paper airplane. Those curls are unmistakable.

Gaynor is in love with Farrell, Farrell is in love with Rogers, Dunn is in love with Gaynor. Rogers is a golddigger and takes off early on to be with rich and important people who can further her acting career. You can guess all of the rest.

Rogers is beautiful and vivacious in her role, Gaynor is sweet and likable, Dunn is charming and cuddly, and Farrell is mysterious and handsome. It's really a lovely movie with an attractive cast that captures the excitement of young people starting out in the big city.


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