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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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Michael Martin
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M. Hugh McKenzie
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Paul Dodson
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Mattie Dodson
Willie Best ...
Smokie
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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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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>

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10 July 1936 (USA)  »

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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 »

Quotes

Mattie Dodson: Hey genius, do you imbibe?
Mr. Donovan - collector for Acme Furniture: No, but i'll have a drink.
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Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(1788) (uncredited)
Traditional Scottish song
Sung at New Year's Eve party
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Pure Romantic Comedy
2 May 2000 | by (San Jose CA) – See all my reviews

Pure romantic comedy that doesn't hit every mark, but is well worth it. If you loved Palm Beach Story, you'll at least like this.

Story of fashion-model married to $35/week surveyor, failing to make ends meet. He won't let her work, but she does anyway. She's tempted by rich playboy Robert Young. He's egged on by wife-hating Ned Sparks. Sparks, who delivers every line around a cigar stub, and Billy Gilbert, the repo man, steal every scene they are in.

Husband's refusal to see wife's point of view makes him look stupid, which was not the intent. Guess how it turns out? True lovers of this period have to learn to overlook this kind of sexism, I'm afraid.


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