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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.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Gene Raymond ...
Michael Martin
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M. Hugh McKenzie
Ned Sparks ...
Paul Dodson
Helen Broderick ...
Mattie Dodson
Willie Best ...
Smokie
Robert Warwick ...
Mr. McKenzie
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Mr. Donovan
Wade Boteler ...
Field Chief of Alliance Engineering Corp.
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Mamie - Carolyn's Maid (as Hattie McDaniels)
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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>

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Carolyn veut divorcer  »

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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 »

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Mamie - Carolyn's maid: Well, you know what Mr Lincoln said - you can fool some of the people all of the time, and some of the people some of the time, but you can't *fool* some of the people some of the time.
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Auld Lang Syne
(1788) (uncredited)
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Depression Era Values
8 March 2015 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

I doubt you'll ever see The Bride Walks Out remade today with the message this film sends for today's woman. In fact the title isn't even factually correct because it's the husband Gene Raymond who walks out.

Even at Depression Era values asking a married couple to live on $35.00 a week is a bit much. Barbara Stanwyck and Gene Raymond live on that because Raymond being an old fashioned guy and a bit of fathead insists that the woman be barefoot, in the kitchen and if possible pregnant. God help them if a kid does come along. And with all this somehow they still employ Hattie McDaniel as a maid.

Quite frankly if rich department store playboy owner Robert Young were after me, if I were Barbara I'd drop Raymond in a New York minute. She wants to work and today there would be no question but that she would.

Ned Sparks and Helen Broderick provide good support and a few laughs as the married couple who are best friends to the leads.

Old fashioned to say the least and not in a good way.


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