Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her boyfriend is under investigation by the police. Where better to hide than a musical research institute staffed entirely by lonely ... See full summary »
Mike is a great tuna fisherman though he lost a hand to a shark years earlier saving Pipes Boley. Now Mike is happily married to Quita and doesn't notice that Pipes and Quita are falling ... See full summary »
Edward G. Robinson,
Cowboy Jeff Larabee returns from the east and meets Doris Halloway, a young girl, that he regards as a vagabond, till he learns that she's the owner of the farm where he works. He tries to ... See full summary »
Famous motor-racing champion Joe Greer returns to his hometown to compete in a local race. He discovers his younger brother has aspirations to become a racing champion and during the race ... See full summary »
An Arab prince born and raised in the desert and a beautiful Frenchwoman from Paris fall in love and marry, but the tremendous differences in their backgrounds and the cultural differences between their two different societies put strains on their marriage that may well prove irreparable.
An American banker goes to a small Balkan country looking to invest his bank's money and shore up the country's weak economy in order to maximize the return on their investment. Towards ... See full summary »
J. Farrell MacDonald
In 1884 lumberman Barney Glasgow leaves his true love, saloon singer Lotta Morgan, to marry Emma Louise, his boss's daughter. His buddy Swan Bostrom marries Lotta instead. Barney becomes a lumber magnate by stripping the Wisconsin forests, without re-planting. After 23 years, Barney finally visits Swan. Lotta has died, but Barney is smitten by their daughter Lotta Bostrom, who looks almost like her mother. His lavish attentions to Lotta create gossip and a rivalry between Barney and his son Richard. Written by
Come And Get It is a wonderful piece of filmwork. The psychological aspects that go on in this film are way ahead of 1936 thinking. And who can ignore Frances Farmer's star turn as both mother and daughter. One cannot dismiss the obvious talent that Frances Farmer possessed. Edward Arnold is equally adept at playing Barney Glasgow. However, actor Joel Mccrea clearly lacks the acting chops to keep upwith his co-stars. Obvious in the scene with FF when she is cooking the candy. A brighter, more aware and gifted actor would have proved an asset...but nevertheless..the film holds up after the years. And proves that Hollywood's much ballyhooed "golden era" is justified!
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