Mary, who is infatuated with her boss, discovers that he is having an affair with one of her coworkers. Despondent, she leaves work and overhearing news of a suicide, impulsively decides to... See full summary »
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Derrick De Marney,
Mary, who is infatuated with her boss, discovers that he is having an affair with one of her coworkers. Despondent, she leaves work and overhearing news of a suicide, impulsively decides to drown herself in the river. She turns out to be an incompetent suicide, however, and while splashing about in the water, an apparently wealthy and dashing figure, Tony, drives up in his sports car and jumps in to save her. He takes her home to get her dry and to keep her from hurting herself--but his wealthy fiancee arrives and she assumes the worst and breaks off their engagement. Tony then reveals to Mary that he's broke, with only 300 pounds to his name. Now--each despondent--they both begin to talk of doing themselves in when tickets for Monte Carlo, which was to be his honeymoon destination, arrive. In a sudden bit of screwball inspiration, they decide to go to Monte Carlo and bet their little stake on an all or nothing bid to build a fortune for themselves. Its either win, or they both jump ... Written by
Thomas Muther, Jr (twm-2)
This film concerns a poor man named Douglas Fairbanks Jr., engage to an heiress, ( Margaret Lockwood, and one day he saves a woman (Laura La Plante) from drowning and falls in love with her. Douglas Fairbanks becomes deeply involved with Laura La Plante and finds himself hiding her in his apartment as a male servant. Douglas Fairbanks friends tease poor Laura La Plante and even threaten to hairbrush him/her and things get pretty upsetting. The men also want Laura La Plante to take off her/his clothes. There is plenty of great scenes and outstanding photography for a great classic film starring two great veteran actors. However, you must remember this is a very old English B Film and not filmed very often in the United States. If you like Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and like his early films, this is a film you will definitely enjoy.
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