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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Mary Magiz
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Jimmie 'Office boy' Burnham
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Mirabelle
Leo Carrillo ...
Mickey 'The Greek' Mikapopoulis
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William T. 'Shoots' Magiz
Sam Hardy ...
Daniel J. Dingle
Walter Walker ...
MacPherson, the Lawyer
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

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14 December 1934 (USA)  »

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Repeal  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

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 »

Soundtracks

Mississippi Honeymoon
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Sung by Arthur Jarrett in the show
Incorporated often into the music score
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Carole Lombard: THE Gold digger of 1934
7 February 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Carole's busy cleaning out her new husband, the always oafish Nat Pendleton, under the watchful but none-too-concerned eye of 'Office Boy' (who makes these names up?) played energetically by Chester Morris. You don't have to be a neurosurgeon to see how this one ends up. Several of her husband's cronies have eyes for her and Chester pretty much sits back and makes with the Jimmy Cagney-type wisecracks until he's inevitably needed to save Carole from the mess she's created. Car nuts will like the scene at the Mercedes dealer where she's buying a 1934 540K Roadster (deliberately paying too much) and cringe over Pendleton testing the bulletproof aspects of his armored limo. Made at the dawn of the infamous Production Code, THE GAY BRIDE is a lot like Warner's pre-code program entries only with MGM's added element of class. Carole's a pro and Chester Morris rates an 'A' for effort.


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