5.8/10
458
14 user 4 critic

The Bride Walks Out (1936)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 10 July 1936 (USA)
Extremely proud, Michael Martin made fashion model Carolyn quit her job, after their marriage. Carolyn quickly, quietly and secretly did get another job, when she realizes Michael cannot successfully make their financial ends meet, alone.

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (screen play) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $9.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A jealous and insecure newlywed man interferes with his wife's medical work in order to prevent her from seeing attractive male patients.

Director: Wesley Ruggles
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Edgar Buchanan
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Texan debutante Valentine Ransome tries to reform a bankrupt playboy.

Director: Alfred Santell
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Herbert Marshall, Glenda Farrell
Gambling Lady (1934)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Lady Lee, gambler's daughter, plies her trade while pondering the proposal of a social-register suitor.

Director: Archie Mayo
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Pat O'Brien
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Dill leaves Mary standing at the altar in order to marry his old flame, Connie, instead. Knowing that Mary still has feelings for Dill, Jeff keeps quiet about his own love for her.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: Robert Montgomery, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable
Chained (1934)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A mistress of one man has a shipboard romance with another and is torn between both men.

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Otto Kruger
Certificate: Passed Action | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match in a feisty reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death.

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou
A Lost Lady (1934)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two days before Marian and Ned are to be married, he is killed by the husband of a woman he was seeing on the side. Marian becomes withdrawn and they send her to the Canadian Rockies for ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfred E. Green, Phil Rosen
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Frank Morgan, Ricardo Cortez
Union Depot (1932)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and interact on one night in a metropolitan train station and its environs.

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Blondell, Guy Kibbee
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A polo player's wife becomes the mystery woman in a Long Island horsy-set murder trial.

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond, Genevieve Tobin
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Con Man on the runs falls for a woman.

Director: Wesley Ruggles
Stars: Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Dorothy Mackaill
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A husband clashes with his wife over his membership to the Irish citizen army.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Barry Fitzgerald
Black Widow (1954)
Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young writer insinuates herself into the life of a Broadway producer.

Director: Nunnally Johnson
Stars: Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Michael Martin
...
M. Hugh McKenzie
...
Paul Dodson
...
Mattie Dodson
...
Smokie
...
Mr. McKenzie
...
Mr. Donovan
...
Field Chief of Alliance Engineering Corp.
...
Mamie - Carolyn's Maid (as Hattie McDaniels)
Edit

Storyline

Carolyn and Michael fall in love and decide to marry. However, Michael insists that Carolyn quit her job. She immediately realizes that he cannot make financial ends meet on their salary alone, so she gets another job & tries keeping it a secret, from him. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 July 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carolyn veut divorcer  »

Box Office

Budget:

$289,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TCM print)

Sound Mix:

(R C A Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The theatrical Release Date of The Bride Walks Out (1936), on Wednesday, July 10th, 1936, was exactly 300 days, (42 weeks & 6 days), before the hydrogen-filled German dirigible, "The Hindenburg" exploded, in Lakehurst, New Jersey, on Thursday, May 6th, 1937. See more »

Goofs

Michael tells the cab driver to take him to Pier 48, North River (i.e. Hudson River). However, when Carolyn, Hugh, Paul and Mattie arrive, there is a large sign indicating it's Pier 21. See more »

Quotes

Hugh McKenzie: I'm swell at groping.
Carolyn Martin: I imagined you were the type!
See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(1788) (uncredited)
Traditional Scottish song
Sung at New Year's Eve party
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Unconvincing plot made worse by slow pace
8 September 2017 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Fashion model Barbara Stanwyck is making $50 a week. Aspiring but as-yet-unsuccessful engineer Gene Raymond is only making $25 but wants her to marry him and quit her job and stay at home. Like a dummy, she lets herself be talked into it.

Presumably in 1936 some viewers would have been sympathetic to Raymond's insistence that "No wife of mine is going to work." That's not the problem with this movie. The problem is that Raymond's character is pushy and arrogant and we just don't see any sparks between him and Stanwyck that would make us believe that she could find him tolerable, much less irresistible.

Anyway, Stanwyck stays home and keeps house, eventually getting behind on the bills to the point where she secretly goes out and starts modeling again. The bills are getting paid now and she can even afford to hire Hattie McDaniel to come in and cook.... But what will happen if Raymond finds out that she's working? Oh my.

Solid supporting actors do their best to cheer things up but they don't have much to work with. Ned Sparks and Helen Broderick play the wisecrack-spouting old married couple who hang out with Stanwyck and Raymond. Robert Young is a rich drunken playboy who hangs around trying to help.

Unfortunately, the strong cast and decent production values just can't keep this picture moving...it's one of those that seems longer than its 81 minutes.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?