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Snowed Under (1936)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  4 April 1936 (USA)
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Alan Tanner's new play opens in a week, but Tanner just can't finish the third act. He's retreated to a snowbound cottage to work, but blonde neighbor Pat Quinn wants to play. Producer ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
George Brent ...
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Alice Merritt
Glenda Farrell ...
Daisy Lowell
Patricia Ellis ...
Pat Quinn
Frank McHugh ...
Orlando Rowe
John Eldredge ...
McBride
Porter Hall ...
Arthur Layton
Helen Lowell ...
Mrs.Canterbury
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lester Dorr ...
Man in Producer's Office (scenes deleted)
John Elliott ...
First Actor (scenes deleted)
Stuart Holmes ...
Second Actor (scenes deleted)
Naomi Judge ...
Girl (scenes deleted)
Milton Kibbee ...
Bartender (scenes deleted)
Iris March ...
Girl (scenes deleted)
Edward Peil Sr. ...
Man in Producer's Office (scenes deleted)
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Alan Tanner's new play opens in a week, but Tanner just can't finish the third act. He's retreated to a snowbound cottage to work, but blonde neighbor Pat Quinn wants to play. Producer Arthur Layton sends Alice, Alan's first wife, to help him stick to business. But then Daisy, his second wife, shows up wanting her alimony. Stranded with two wives, a girlfriend, and a jug of applejack, Alan still has to finish his play! Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Pat Quinn: Last summer you wouldn't have turned me out in the snow.
Alan Tanner: Last summer there wasn't any snow.
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Jingle Bells
(1857) (uncredited)
Music by James Pierpont
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Chic But A Bit Raucous and Broad As It Goes On
3 December 2003 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

This begins as a stylish, sophisticated comedy. George Brent is good as the debonair playwright/playboy who needs a third act for his new play. And Genevieve Tobin is -- throughout -- charming as the first of his ex-wives, who has been called in to help him with this project.

The proceedings get a little too hectic, though. Everyone is good, but the cat fights are raucous and the country bumpkin humor -- the title refers to his country house -- get tired.

Overall, though, definitely recommended for its two leads -- particularly for Ms. Tobin.


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