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Kiss and Make-Up (1934)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  13 July 1934 (USA)
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Dr. Maurice Lamar is a noted plastic-surgeon who makes his rich clients beautiful, and also makes them. He makes Eve Caron, the wife of Marcel Caron, so satisfied with his skilled hands ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Maurice Lamar
Helen Mack ...
Anne
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Eve Caron
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Marcel Caron
Lucien Littlefield ...
Max Pascal
Mona Maris ...
Countess Rita
Katherine Williams ...
Vilma
Lucille Lund ...
Magda
Rafael Storm ...
Rolando
Doris Lloyd ...
Mme. Durand
Sam Ash ...
Plumber
Helena Phillips Evans ...
Landlady (as Helena Phillips)
Toby Wing ...
Consuelo of Claghorne
Henry Armetta ...
Banquet Chairman
George Beranger ...
Valet
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Dr. Maurice Lamar is a noted plastic-surgeon who makes his rich clients beautiful, and also makes them. He makes Eve Caron, the wife of Marcel Caron, so satisfied with his skilled hands that she leaves Marcel and marries Maurice. They go on a Mediterranean honeymoon, where he soon finds the affects of his own beauty regulations are more than he can handle. He bids adieu to his new bride, wings it back to Paris with the intention of giving up his practice and becoming a scientific researcher...after winning back the love of his simple, unadorned secretary, Anne. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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...a racy romance of a famous beauty doctor (original ad)


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13 July 1934 (USA)  »

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Beso y maquillaje  »

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Helen Mack replaced Carole Lombard, who refused to do the role. See more »

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Love Divided by Two
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Music by Ralph Rainger
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For Gosh sakes, it's a silly movie, yes, but it's also a pre-code funfest
27 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

maybe I'm a fool for silly Depression comedies, but even though "Kiss And Make-Up" is a very minor comedy, and not particularly well written, it does have most of the elements needed for people who love pre-code Depression films to enjoy it.

Everybody knows that Cary Grant's Paramount films were generally weak, and that he was nowhere close to establishing his screen personality during these early years.

I had never seen this film before, and I quite enjoyed it. But, jeez, gang, you haven't lived until you've heard Cary Grant, Helen Mack and Edward Everett Horton attempt to belt out the songs! Absolutely incredible. Some of the worst examples of singing in a film from a major studio.

You will enjoy it too....if you sit back and not expect a "Citizen Kane"-quality screenplay!


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