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Suzy (1936)

Passed  -  Drama  -  20 July 1936 (USA)
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American showgirl Suzy is in London in 1914. She loves Irish inventor Terry who works for an engineering firm owned by a German woman. After their marriage Terry is murdered and Suzy flees ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Suzy Trent
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Terry Moore
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Andre Charville
Lewis Stone ...
Baron Charville
Benita Hume ...
Diane Eyrelle
Reginald Mason ...
Captain Barsanges
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Maisie
Greta Meyer ...
Mrs. Schmidt
David Clyde ...
'Knobby'
Christian Rub ...
'Pop' Gaspard
George Spelvin ...
Gaston
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Landlady
Theodore von Eltz ...
Revue Producer
Dennis Morgan ...
Lieutenant (as Stanley Morner)
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Storyline

American showgirl Suzy is in London in 1914. She loves Irish inventor Terry who works for an engineering firm owned by a German woman. After their marriage Terry is murdered and Suzy flees to Paris where she meets flyer Andre as war is breaking out. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Drama

Certificate:

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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 flying scenes for this movie were not shot by MGM. They were outtakes from Hell's Angels (1930) filmed by Howard Hughes. See more »

Goofs

The headline on the newspaper Suzy reads on the ship misspells the word "assassinated." 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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Connections

Featured in The Big Parade of Comedy (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

La Marseillaise
(1792) (uncredited)
Music by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Played during the funeral
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Clothing?
10 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

This was a decent film. Though this is not the best film that any of the actors ever did. The plot is fairly predictable but it is okay.

Franchot Tone's fake accent was amusing and seemed to come and go. While I much prefer Jean Harlow in comedy she does well enough with drama. Cary Grant was okay but why they cast him as a Frenchman I'll never know.

My main gripe with the film was using 1930's clothes for a film that was supposed to take place during World War I. While it is not that obvious with the men's clothing, but the women's clothing really stands out. Not having period clothing really takes away from the film. You would think that a wardrobe person or the producers or director or someone would have caught how out of place the clothing is.


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