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Vagabond Lady (1935)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance, Drama | 3 May 1935 (USA)
Josephine Spiggins is thinking of marrying John Spear, the stuffed-shirt son of a department store owner. When John's free-spirit brother Tony returns from touring the South Seas in his ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Tony Spear
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Miss Josephine 'Jo' Spiggins
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John 'Johnny' Spear
Frank Craven ...
'Spiggy' Spiggins
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R.D. Spear
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Mr. 'Higgy' Higginbotham
Forrester Harvey ...
Corky Nye
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Josephine Spiggins is thinking of marrying John Spear, the stuffed-shirt son of a department store owner. When John's free-spirit brother Tony returns from touring the South Seas in his boat, the "Vagabond Lady," Jo is attracted to him instead. Written by Diana Hamilton <hamilton@alumni.umbc.edu>

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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3 May 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Girl Is Mine  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Director Sam Taylor caught the flu in mid-February 1935; assistant director Edmond F. Bernoudy filled in for him during his illness. See more »

Soundtracks

Brunnhilde's Battle Cry
(1854)
from "Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)"
Written by Richard Wagner
Played on piano by an unidentified man and sung by an unidentified soprano at the opera recital
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Gumdrops!
18 March 2005 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

The thought of Robert Young in a madcap comedy is not a pleasant one. His cheerful zaniness always seems forced. Here he is saddled with a deadly plot. Worse, he is asked to play against a real cipher as a leading lady: Evelyn Venable is haunting as Gracia in "Death Takes A Holiday." She would have been better off had she stayed with solemn roles like this, because she appears to have no sense of comedy. She drags through this. She doesn't look pretty, either, though she looks lovely in the elegant "Death Takes A Holiday." The running joke in this is that Young likes gumdrops and Venable's fiancé doesn't. She likes them too. They are both welcome to them..


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