The story opens in Copenhagen in the year 1776 on the wedding night of the King and Princess Caroline Mathilde. But the marriage was a political alliance, and the Princess felt only repugnance for her dissolute husband. On the night of their marriage the King leaves Copenhagen on a pleasure trip abroad, but his fast life proves too much for his weak constitution. Summoned to attend him, an ... See full summary »
During World War I, a young nurse in a hospital in German-occupied Belgium is secretly feeding military information to the British. Complicating matters is the guilt she feels when she has ... See full summary »
Child actor Scotty Beckett's problems as an adult included arrests for drunk driving, and a particularly serious accident in 1959 in which he crashed his car into a tree. Ironically, in the 1936 movie "The Case Against Mrs. Ames", Beckett, playing a six-year old boy, crashed his kiddie-car into a tree. See more »
Stop acting like Philo Vance and tell me why you brought me here.
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I missed the first five minutes of this film when I saw it on tv in the late 1980's. The interaction between Carroll and Brent make it a classic film of the 1930's. I have waited for years for it to come out on VHS, but to no avail. Reluctant love is truly a great theme and one that is well treated in this film with the two great matinee idols of the depression decade.
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