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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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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)  »

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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

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

Goofs

When Crawford is "disguised as a boy" she is wearing full female make-up, including the wide "Crawford mouth" lipstick she made popular. No one would believe this was a boy. See more »

Quotes

Barnabus W. 'Barney' Pells: Woman, thy name is screwball!
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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 »

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Wedding March
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Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1842)
Background music for runaway bride
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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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