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Stranded (1935)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 29 June 1935 (USA)
Stranded is a 1935 American drama film starring Kay Francis, George Brent and Patricia Ellis. It was directed by Frank Borzage.

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Lynn Palmer
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Mack Hale
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Velma Tuthill
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John Wesley
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Stanislaus Janauschek
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Sharkey
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Johnny Quinn
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Updyke
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Mr. Tuthill
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James 'Jimmy' Rivers
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Tim Powers
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Mary Rand
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Mrs. Tuthill
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Stranded is a 1935 American drama film starring Kay Francis, George Brent and Patricia Ellis. It was directed by Frank Borzage.

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Kay Francis works for Travelers Aid, an organization that was founded in St. Louis in 1851 and is still in existence. In 2015, the organization had more than 2,200 volunteers who aided more than 9 million travelers. See more »

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woman in bed: Rent a hall.
Old Hag: Cheap frump.
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About a Quarter to Nine
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Music by Harry Warren
Played as dance music at the St. Regis hotel
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Absorbing Light Drama By The Golden Gate
17 April 2001 | by (Forestville, Ca) – See all my reviews

STRANDED would be more aptly named THE GOLDEN GATE. There is some fascinating footage of the actual construction of the bridge and it adds to the excitement as the drama unfolds. George Brent is solid as the foreman on the construction job -- trying to keep his men in line and up against gangsters who want pay-off for "protection". George meets Kay Francis who plays with her usual self-assurance and grace as a Traveler's Aid worker.

Francis' role focuses on a compassionate look at the assimilation of foreign brides, assisting "lost" elders and children at the train depot. Her role also shows an understanding for the problems of unwed mothers. Francis' has a natural knack for making it all plausible -- she believes in her work and her role and is wonderful to watch. The surprise ending is a real switch from the usual 1930-60's fare as far as male-female roles are concerned.

Lots of great character actors show up: Ann Shoemaker, Robert Barrett, Frankie Darro, Henry O'Neil, Barton MacLane. Borgaze's direction and Delmer Daves pen add some nice comic touches keeping the drama light.


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