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Forsaking All Others (1934)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 23 December 1934 (USA)
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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Cast

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Mary Clay
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Jeff Williams
Charles Butterworth ...
Shemp
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Aunt Paula
Frances Drake ...
Connie Barnes Todd
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Eleanor
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Hooper Atchley ...
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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 Mary shows Jeff a picture of the three of them as kids, it's a photo of children with the three star's adult pictures obviously pasted on their bodies - Mary even has on lipstick. Though they did at least use a picture of Gable without a mustache. See more »

Quotes

Dillon 'Dill': How do I know you've stopped?
Connie Barnes Todd: Because, I'm licked.
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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 Knots Landing: Forsaking All Others (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Toreador Song
(1875) (uncredited)
from "Carmen"
Music by Georges Bizet
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
Partially sung a cappella by Robert Montgomery
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I loved this movie.
16 July 2000 | by (Norwell, Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Granted I am a huge Clark Gable fan, I thought this movie was one of the most fun films I had seen in a long time and not just because he's pretty to look at-- the whole cast was great as was the writing. I wish it hadn't been overlooked on AFI's recent top 100 comedies. I felt it was a very humorous, screwy comedy that deserves more recognition.


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