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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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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:

Liebe mit 100 PS  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$578,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,140,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,860,000
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film was written to cash in on the popularity of "runaway heiress" films, like "It Happened One Night." See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Mike takes the telephone from Barney and holds the handset upside down. He speaks into the receiver and holds the speaker with the cord extending from it up to his ear. See more »

Quotes

Michael 'Mike' Anthony: Well, you don't think I enjoy playing cops and robbers all over Europe with a...
Sally Parker: But you can't leave me here with all these cabbages.
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Crazy Credits

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

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

Soundtracks

She'll be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
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Sung a cappella by Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone
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A very good comedy film from MGM
28 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a very good film and I enjoyed it very much. Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone give great performances.

One of the highlights of this film is the delightful comedy cameo by that great character actor, Donald Meek as the batty caretaker at the Palace of Fontainebleu!! His scenes alone are priceless!! Don't miss this film, as it is a very good comedy--not so much a slapstick comedy, or a comedy that overdoes it with hammy performances, but it is a winner all the way!! Be sure and try to catch it next time it is on television--it is very good and you won't be disappointed from it!!


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