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We're Not Dressing (1934)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical  -  27 April 1934 (USA)
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Yacht owner is stranded on island with her socialite friends, a wacky husband and wife research team, and a singing sailor.

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Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. She makes her way to an island with the help of singing sailor Stephen Jones. Her friend Edith, Uncle Hubert, and Princes Michael and Alexander make it to the same island but all prove to be useless in the art of survival. The sailor is the only one with the practical knowhow to survive but Doris and the others snub his leadership offer. That is until he starts a clam bake and wafts the fumes in their starving faces. The group gradually gives into his leadership, the only question now is if Doris will give into his charms. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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Cupido ao Leme  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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The portrait of Gracie's Uncle Fred appears to be a caricature of George Barbier. See more »

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When Doris falls after being hit by the post, she lands with her both of her hands above her head. When Stephen comes in to save her, both of her hands are down by her sides. See more »

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Gracie Martin: [seeing Doris Worthington in a pit] We just caught Tarzan's mate!
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Gracie Martin: Well, maybe he got out!
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El Capitan
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Written by John Philip Sousa
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6 February 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved it! Bing and Carole were great together. The whole cast was terrific! George and Gracie kinda stole the show, but that just proves how funny they are. One of my favorite scenes is when Bing Crosby is singing "May I" to Carole Lomabard. She pretends to dislike him, but smiles at him when he's not looking , but stops when he looks at her. The whole time she's trying to keep up with it, but starts to smile when he looks at her and frown when he turns away. It's difficult to describe, but when you see the movie you'll understand. Some of the plot doesn't make much sense, and is just plain silly at times, but that just makes it the screwball that it is. The bear seems to be very well trained, it's not suppose to be cruel, though you can't help but be worried, and when it's a guy in a suit, it's funny and suppose to look unreal. My opinion may be great because I'm such a huge fan of Carole, but even if you have no idea who she is, watch it anyways.


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