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Come and Get It (1936)

Passed  -  Drama  -  1 February 1937 (Denmark)
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An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.

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Cast

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Barney Glasgow
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Richard Glasgow
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Lotta Morgan / Lotta Bostrom
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Mady Christians ...
Karie
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Emma Louise
Andrea Leeds ...
Evvie Glasgow
Frank Shields ...
Tony Schwerke
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Sid LeMaire
Cecil Cunningham ...
Josie
Charles Halton ...
Mr. Hewitt
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Storyline

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 Will Gilbert

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1 February 1937 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Roaring Timber  »

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(Western Electric Wide Range Noiseless Recording)

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Trivia

Director Howard Hawks was replaced by William Wyler after Hawks was rude to producer Samuel Goldwyn. See more »

Goofs

At 45:30, the way that Richard holds the cup changes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Frances (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner
Played on an organ for the wedding
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Dazzling beautiful, dazzling real
30 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When Frances Farmer was a drama student at the University of Washington she won a scholarship to visit Russia and watch the Moscow Art Theater headed by the great actor and director, Konstantin Stanislavski. When that Russian company first came to tour the United States in the 1920s, the truthfulness and expressivity of the acting so impressed many of America's best young actors that they eventually formed The Group Theater (1931-1940),modeling their ensemble work on it. In 1937 The Group Theater invited Frances Farmer, a non-member of the company, to play the female lead in Clifford Odets' new play "Golden Boy." At the time it was thought by many that the sole reason for the invitation was because Farmer was a beautiful movie star whose presence would boost box office. Today anyone who sees her remarkable work in the dual roles of Lotta in "Come and Get It" (1936) will recognize that not only was she dazzling beautiful, she was also dazzling real and painfully truthful --a true actress in the Stanislavski tradition. No wonder Howard Hawks said she was the best actress he had ever worked with in his long career.


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