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Hands Across the Table (1935)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 18 October 1935 (USA)
A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance.

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Theodore Drew III
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Allen Macklyn
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Vivian Snowden
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Laura
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Hotel manicurist Regi Allen is a cynical golddigger who meets her match in Theodore 'Ted' Drew III. After a date with Ted, she lets him sleep on her couch when he's too drunk to go further; but what is she to think when he wants to extend the arrangement? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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She gave the air to a millionaire . . . and her heart to a guy with a million-dollar personality ! It's gay , grand , glorious fun ! See more »

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Candidata a Milionária  »

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Gary Cooper was the first choice for the role of Theodore Drew III but was unable at the time. See more »

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On the DVD menu, the picture is of 'Carole Lombard' and Clark Gable from No Man of Her Own, not Lombard and Fred MacMurray. See more »

Quotes

Regi: We're exactly alike.
Ted Drew: No, ha ha, oh no, your hair is much prettier than...
Regi: We are! We're both trying to do the same thing: marry for money.
Ted Drew: Is that what you want to do?
Regi: Mm-hmm.
Ted Drew: Oh, no, you're too nice for that.
Regi: Well, I don't want to spend the rest of my life working in a barber shop.
Ted Drew: Well, but to go out in cold blood and deliberately marry somebody for money, that's no good.
Regi: Well, what are you doing?
Ted Drew: Well... Well, it's different for me: I'm a heel!
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Edited into Histoire(s) du cinéma: Seul le cinéma (1994) See more »

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Hands Across the Table
(1934)
Written by Mitchell Parish and Jean Delettre
Played during the opening credits
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Wonderful Romantic Comedy
13 June 2000 | by (Utah, USA) – See all my reviews

Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray have a rare chemistry that can closely be compared to that between William Powell and Myrna Loy. Both are excellent as gold diggers trying to help each other get ahead. This is one of the best romantic comedies I've ever seen!


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