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It's a Small World (1935)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  12 April 1935 (USA)
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Socialite Jane Dale and lawyer Bill Shevlin run into each other in an automobile accident. Clummerhorn is a small town judge, sheriff, etc. and decides to try them. She is trouble at first,... See full summary »

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Bill Shevlin
Wendy Barrie ...
Jane Dale
Raymond Walburn ...
Julius Clummerhorn
Virginia Sale ...
Lizzie
Astrid Allwyn ...
Nancy Naylor
Irving Bacon ...
Cal
Charles Sellon ...
Cyclone
Dick Foran ...
Cop
Belle Daube ...
Mrs. Dale
Frank McGlynn Sr. ...
Snake Brown Jr.
Frank McGlynn Jr. ...
Snake Brown, Junior-Junior
William Gillis ...
Snake Brown, Sr.
Ed Brady ...
Buck Bogardus
Harold Minjir ...
Freddie Thompson
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Socialite Jane Dale and lawyer Bill Shevlin run into each other in an automobile accident. Clummerhorn is a small town judge, sheriff, etc. and decides to try them. She is trouble at first, but she and Bill warm to each other as the trial goes forth. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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A Tracy-Barrie delight!
13 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

For her first Hollywood movie, the charming British movie star, Wendy Barrie, is imported into this delightful rustic romance, set against the background of Raymond Walburn's small-town chicanery. Top photographer Arthur Miller has not only beautifully captured the sight and atmosphere of the backwoods, but served Miss Barrie admirably. Although the screenplay by Gladys Lehmann and Sam Hellman is constructed on the traditional model of a stage play, the writers have showered the cast with dialogue that has plenty of zing. Director Irving Cummings and his players, particularly Barrie, Spencer Tracy, Raymond Walburn, Virginia Sale, Astrid Allwyn and Charles Sellon, really make the screenplay thoroughly entertaining. Music director Arthur Lange has provided a pleasant musical accompaniment, while Hubert's costumes are no less than terrific. Miss Barrie has rarely looked more attractive! Available on a Teakwood Video DVD.


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