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I Live My Life (1935)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  4 October 1935 (USA)
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Kay, a bored society girl from New York, takes a trip to Greece-where she meets, Terry, an archaeologist. Kay flirts with Terry and he falls for Kay. Kay heads back to New York and Terry ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Terence 'Terry' O'Neill
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G.P. Bentley
Aline MacMahon ...
Betty Collins
Eric Blore ...
Grove, Bentley's Butler
Fred Keating ...
Gene Piper
Jessie Ralph ...
Mrs. O.H.B. Gage, Kay's Grandmother
Arthur Treacher ...
Gallup, Mrs. Gage's Butler
Frank Conroy ...
Doctor
Etienne Girardot ...
Professor
Esther Dale ...
Brumbaugh, Mrs. Gage's Housekeeper
Hale Hamilton ...
Uncle Carl
Hilda Vaughn ...
Miss Ann Morrison
Frank Shields ...
Outer Office Secretary
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Storyline

Kay, a bored society girl from New York, takes a trip to Greece-where she meets, Terry, an archaeologist. Kay flirts with Terry and he falls for Kay. Kay heads back to New York and Terry follows her to propose marriage. Terry sees Kays lifestyle is uncomfortable. He decides to leave, but, Mrs. Gage (Kay's grandmother) encourages Terry to stay. They become engaged. Just before the wedding Kay and Terry have a huge quarrel. Will Terry be left at the altar? Written by Kelly

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The dancing lady has a new sweetheart ...!

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Comedy | Drama

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4 October 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Glitter  »

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Trivia

A different ending was shot for the British release, which toned down the behavior of 'Brian Aherne' at the wedding. See more »

Quotes

G.P. Bentley: After all, Rome wasn't burnt in a day, you know.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits there's a background scenery of Greece. See more »

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Featured in Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002) See more »

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Silent Night
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Lyrics by Joseph Mohr
Music by Franz Gruber
Sung by all at the Christmas party
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Co-Stars are the Charm
16 March 2006 | by (Tampa, FL) – See all my reviews

After having watched this movie for the third time on TCM, I find a nostalgic and enjoyable quality to this film because of its co-stars. Brian Aherne and Joan Crawford were just wrong for the lead roles. Aherne simply lacked comedic skills and Crawford, who was in her 30's, did not fit the role of a spoiled rich teenager. However, the co-stars were a joy and the reason to watch this movie. Granted this might and probably would be a classic with Gable and Lombard as the leads, but the joy with this film is spending time with Arthur Treacher, Frank Morgan, Eric Blore, and the wonderful Jessie Ralph. It would have been nice to see more of Ms. Ralph as she was terrific in her few scenes as the overbearing and inimitable grandmother. I simply enjoyed my time spent with Treacher and Blore bringing me a whiskey, Morgan trembling around the females, and Ms. Ralph ordering me about. Perhaps, like me, you too will enjoy time well spent with some of filmdom's greatest character actors.


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