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August Week End (1936)

 -  Drama  -  18 February 1936 (USA)
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At a high-society dinner party, a wealthy, older and married man sets his sights on a beautiful young girl who's loved by a younger and not-so-wealthy man.

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Claire Barry
Paul Harvey ...
George Washburne
G.P. Huntley ...
Kim Sherwood (as G. P. Huntley Jr.)
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Ethel Ames
Frank Melton ...
Ronnie Washburne
Edgar Norton ...
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Gigi Parrish ...
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Maynard Holmes ...
Dave Maxwell
Claire McDowell ...
Alma Washburne
Howard C. Hickman ...
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Paul West ...
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At a high-society dinner party, a wealthy, older and married man sets his sights on a beautiful young girl who's loved by a younger and not-so-wealthy man.

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A fine country-weekend social drama
3 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"August Weekend," adapted from a great ensemble-cast story by Faith Baldwin, stars, among others, Valerie Hobson, Paul Harvey, Claire McDowell, and Betty Compson. Those who enjoy such "weekend at the country estate" stories along the line of Aldous Huxley's "Crome Yellow" will recognize the genre and surely appreciate the deft plot, which pits the stock-market rich against the socially prominent who are financially impoverished, and drags the servants and gardeners along for the ride. Lots of fun 1930s touches here too -- "The Proletarian Handbook" among them. The plot is complex, so don't think that a quick viewing is in order. Each individual has a story to tell, and repressed sexual desire drives those who are not fueled by a desire for wealth. Excellent social observations can be found amidst the old-school styling of the script. Enjoy!


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