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Forsaking All Others (1934)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  23 December 1934 (USA)
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Dill leaves Mary standing at the altar in order to marry his old flame, Connie, instead. Knowing that Mary still has feelings for Dill, Jeff keeps quiet about his own love for her.

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Mary Clay
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Shemp
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Connie Barnes Todd
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Eleanor
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Margaret Bert ...
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Edward Brophy ...
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Lillian Harmer ...
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Forrester Harvey ...
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Ted Healy ...
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Storyline

Dill leaves Mary standing at the altar in order to marry his old flame, Connie, instead. Knowing that Mary still has feelings for Dill, Jeff keeps quiet about his own love for her. Written by Diana Hamilton <hamilton@gl.umbc.edu>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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23 December 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Herz ist zu verschenken  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The screenplay was written for Loretta Young, George Brent and Joel McCrea, but later was given to Gable, Crawford, and Montgomery. See more »

Goofs

When Robert Montgomery exits the bathroom singing "The Toreador Song", he starts 'singing' before his mouth actually opens. See more »

Quotes

Eleanor: I'd rather be married in alcohol.
Aunt Paula: Eleanor!
Eleanor: Don't worry Paula, I'll be so old they'll have to pickle me in something!
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits the three stars of the film, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Robert Montgomery are seen walking hand in hand. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sweet and Lowdown (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
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Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Played at the end
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Gable carries film
18 August 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

A witty film that benefits mostly from the pairing of Clark Gable and Joan Crawford. After a brisk and entertaining first half, things start to drag a bit when Gable is absent from the screen for a protracted period. Nevertheless, its well worth seeing.


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