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Love on the Run (1936)

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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Cast

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Sally Parker
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Michael Anthony
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Barnabus Pells
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Baron Otto
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Baroness Hilda
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Igor
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Lieutenant of Police
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Lees Berger - City Editor
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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Amor entre espías  »

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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

Many people are in studio records/casting call lists as cast members, but they did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names, if any): Dewey Robinson (Italian Father), Bobs Watson (Italian Boy), Betty Jane Graham (Italian Girl), Agostino Borgato (French Comptroller), Alphonse Martell (French Spy), Frank Mayo (Traveling Man), Bobby Watson (Assistant Manager) and Richard Powell. See more »

Goofs

When Mike and Sally go into the express office, Mike has the trace of a black eye that appears and disappears from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

Editor Lees Berger: Will Old World sophistication win over New World virility?
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Crazy Credits

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

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Soundtracks

String Quintet In E, Op. 13 No. 5: Minuet
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Written by Luigi Boccherini
Danced by Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Donald Meek
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Crawford, Gable and Tone doing comedy.
24 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let me tell you why this movie is good: It shows that Joan Crawford and Clark Gable were great comic actors. There is no question that if I Love Lucy had been re-casted with Crawford and Gable as Lucy and Ricky, the results would have been hilarious. Also, Franchot Tone gives one the more hilarious performances as Gable's news reporter chum and rival. Tone would have played an extremely amusing Fred Mertz. The story is so upbeat and so amusing that it is virtually impossible to find anything about it to dislike. The story has snappy dialog, farcical plot, engaging characters and excellent cinematography. Any movie that features Crawford, Gable and Tone running around France and getting into all kinds of silly trouble is a movie that will entertain.


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