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Suzy (1936)

Passed | | Drama | 20 July 1936 (USA)
Believing a German spy has killed her new husband, a struggling chorus girl flees to Paris where she meets and marries a World War I pilot, whose carefree ways brings about unexpected results.

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(as Geo. Fitzmaurice)

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(screen play), (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »
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Cast

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Andre Charville
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Baron Charville
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Diane Eyrelle
Reginald Mason ...
Captain Barsanges
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Maisie
Greta Meyer ...
Mrs. Schmidt
David Clyde ...
'Knobby'
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'Pop' Gaspard
George Spelvin ...
Gaston
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Landlady
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Revue Producer
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Believing a German spy has killed her new husband, a struggling chorus girl flees to Paris where she meets and marries a World War I pilot, whose carefree ways brings about unexpected results.

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Drama

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Release Date:

20 July 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bigamie  »

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Budget:

$614,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The racing footage shown early in the movie, supposedly of the 1914 Epsom Derby,was newsreel footage of the Derby of 1934. Franchot Tone's fancy Ragamuffin & Jean Harlow's eventual 20/1 winner Golden Fleece featured in neither race. However a horse named Golden Fleece did win the 1982 Epsom Derby & the owner's wife was named Susan. See more »

Goofs

The film is supposed to take place during World War I (i.e. the 1910s), but the clothing used in the film, and especially the women's clothing and hair styles, is clearly very much in the mid-1930s style. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Maisie aka Frostbite: [Backstage at the final performance of "Melodies of 1914" the producer is handing out pay envelopes to the chorus] Ooooh! I'll be missing you next Saturday night, Pop!
Revue Producer: And I'll be missing you, too, Miss Maisie.
Maisie aka Frostbite: [Taking her pay envelope] Yeah, but you won't be missing this, and I will. Guess I shouldn't kick. Two weeks is a long run these days.
[She heads for her dressing room]
Maisie aka Frostbite: C'mon Suzy, let's get dressed.
Suzanne 'Suzy' Trent: Alright Maisie, I'll be right with ya.
Chorus Girl: [to Suzy, crying] But it's your whole ...
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Soundtracks

Did I Remember (To Tell You I Adore You)?
(1936)
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Sung by Jean Harlow (uncredited) (dubbed by Eadie Adams) (uncredited) in the Cafe Anges
Reprised by Cary Grant (uncredited)
Reprised by Jean Harlow (uncredited) (dubbed by Eadie Adams) (uncredited) also playing piano
Played often as background music
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Good stuff, but not the best Cary Grant film I've seen
11 August 2001 | by (Massachusetts, USA) – See all my reviews

I would recommend this film for any Cary Grant or Jean Harlow enthusiast but I think I would have preferred Cary Grant in the Francot Tone role. Still, this spy/espionage/war thriller has a decent plot and the story comes together nicely in the end. On a personal preference note, since Cary Grant was playing the role of an ace French pilot I wish he would have spoken with an appropriate accent. Actually, imagining him speaking with a French accent is quite hilarious.


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