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Love on the Run (1936)

Passed  -  Comedy | Fantasy | Romance  -  20 November 1936 (USA)
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A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot.

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Sally Parker
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Michael Anthony
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Barnabus Pells
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Baron
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Ivan Lebedeff ...
Igor
Charles Judels ...
Lieutenant of Police
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Storyline

In the company of reporter Michael Anthony, American heiress Sally Parker flees her planned wedding to Prince Igor; Sally is unaware of Mike's detestable occupation. The two steal an airplane that is part of a spy plot and discover secret plans. They are pursued by the spies as well as by Mike's pal Barnabas, who wants a piece of the hot news story. Written by Diana Hamilton <hamilton@gl.umbc.edu>

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Taglines:

Joan Crawford - On the run! Clark Gable - Running after her! Franchot Tone - Running after both of them!


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20 November 1936 (USA)  »

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Amore in corsa  »

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$578,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Franchot Tone swears by the "seventh son of the seventh son" as he does in "Mutiny On The Bounty". See more »

Goofs

When Tone frees himself from being stuck on the closet hook, an extremely large hook is visible attached to the back of his coat. When he gets up, the hook is gone. See more »

Quotes

Michael 'Mike' Anthony: Hmmm! Looks like we're going to spend the night with some pretty important ghosts, all them Louises.
Sally Parker: Well, I'd rather enjoy meeting Richelieu. I want to see if he really looks like George Arliss.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown over images of trains and autos. See more »

Connections

Featured in Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quintet In E, Op. 13 No. 5: Minuet
(uncredited)
Written by Luigi Boccherini
Danced by Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Donald Meek
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kind of silly but lots of fun
18 March 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This movie is an obvious re-working of IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT and is a couple steps below it in quality. However, considering that Clark Gable, Joan Crawford and Franchot Tone do such a good job with the material, it's still an excellent film. That's because despite the familiarity of the material, the movie is so much fun to watch. The dialog is snappy and the pacing is great. And, despite the film being pretty predictable (as most were of the era), I didn't mind and felt myself being caught up in the movie.

Joan is a runaway bride and Gable is the cad pretending to help her but he's got a secret agenda. In the end, they are head-over-heels and the movie closes. Sounds familiar? Of course, but who cares--it's still lovely to watch.


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