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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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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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Viva DELMAR'S Gayest ROMANCE...of Modern Youth and It's Dizzy Thrills..! (original poster) See more »

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Thirty years later McMurray and Demarest would co-star on television series "My Three Sons". See more »

Goofs

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: It was lovely of you, but taking taxis when you haven't any money is a little foolish, isn't it?
Ted Drew: Foolish? Why, I had to take a taxi. I couldn't go out in this pouring rain and get my only suit all wet, could I?
Regi: Where's your overcoat?
Ted Drew: Ohhh, spending a little time in the pawnshop...
Regi: Well, why did you pawn your overcoat?
Ted Drew: Why, to pay for the taxi, of course. Dope!
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Edited into Histoire(s) du cinéma: Seul le cinéma (1994) See more »

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The Morning After
(1935)
Music and Lyrics by Sam Coslow
Sung partly by Fred MacMurray (uncredited)
Played often in the score
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Wonderful Romantic Comedy
13 June 2000 | by 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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