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The Gay Bride (1934)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime | 14 December 1934 (USA)
Gangster Shoots Magiz is the producer of the show in which Mary is appearing. She marries him even though she can't stand a thing about him, knowing that in his business he may not be ... See full summary »

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Jimmie 'Office boy' Burnham
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Mickey 'The Greek' Mikapopoulis
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William T. 'Shoots' Magiz
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Walter Walker ...
MacPherson, the Lawyer
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Gangster Shoots Magiz is the producer of the show in which Mary is appearing. She marries him even though she can't stand a thing about him, knowing that in his business he may not be around for long. She's right. A series of loves and deaths ensues. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Daniel J. Dingle: Mary, how about a little kiss?
Mary Magiz: Mr. Dingle, you forget I'm in mourning!
Daniel J. Dingle: What's that got to do with it?
Mary Magiz: Well how would you feel if you were dead, and I kissed somebody else?
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Featured in The Big Parade of Comedy (1964) See more »

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Auld Lang Syne
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Words by Robert Burns
Played by a band at the dock before the ship sailed
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Lombard at her most beautiful.
5 February 2003 | by (bahamas) – See all my reviews

Easy to see why Lombard was the highest paid actress in Hollywood at one time. Breathtakingly beautiful and with a wonderful sense of humor. That said, The Gay Bride is a fun movie but very much on the modest side. An amusing trifle about a heartless, gold-digging chorus girl bent on marrying one gangster after another, only to see them wiped out before she can get her hands on the cash. Chester Morris, a gangster's book-keeper, the one true love interest - whom of course she despises because he has no money. Amusing sparks struck between the two that provides the main thrust of the comedy. The great Zasu Pitts in a wisecracking supporting role. Not a great movie but a few good laughs - and a chance to see Lombard at her most luminous. Worth the time.


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