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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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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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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

Carolyn Martin: I'm not going to get that.
Hugh McKenzie: It won't do any good. The florist always rings twice.
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Auld Lang Syne
(1788) (uncredited)
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Sung at New Year's Eve party
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The Audience Followed Her
16 July 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

New York model Barbara Stanwyck (as Carolyn) marries up-and-coming engineer Gene Raymond (as Michael Martin) and reluctantly gives up her career. The couple agrees to the "traditional" marriage, with the woman talking care of the house while the man works. When they are unable to make ends meet, Ms. Stanwyck offers to go back to work, but Mr. Raymond refuses. To complicate matters, Stanwyck arouses the interests of alcoholic department store owner Robert Young (as Hugh McKenzie)...

Should Stanwyck try a relationship with the perpetually tipsy Mr. Young or stick with husband Raymond - only time will tell… Raymond gets deadpan comic support from Ned Sparks (as Paul Dodson) while Stanwyck converses with his wife Helen Broderick (as Mattie) and "mammy"-type maid Hattie McDaniel (as Mamie), who is scripted to foolishly mangle a quote from Abraham Lincoln. Billy Gilbert does his bit as an "Acme" furniture man and Charles Lane holds court, but nothing really lifts this comedy.

*** The Bride Walks Out (7/10/36) Leigh Jason ~ Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond, Robert Young, Ned Sparks


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