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The Bride Wore Red (1937)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 8 October 1937 (USA)
Count Armalia believes that the luck of birth is all that separates the rich from the poor. To test his theory, he sends Anni, who is a singer in a dive, to a ritzy resort for two weeks. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Anni Pavlovitch
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Rudi Pal
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Contessa di Meina
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Admiral Monti
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Maddelena Monti
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Count Armalia
Mary Philips ...
Maria (as Mary Phillips)
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Nobili
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Pietro
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Alberto
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Count Armalia believes that the luck of birth is all that separates the rich from the poor. To test his theory, he sends Anni, who is a singer in a dive, to a ritzy resort for two weeks. With fancy new clothes and ersatz status, Anni decides that she likes the rich life. But with time running out, she needs a rich husband and Rudi is the one she chooses. Only it takes longer than two weeks for Rudi to dump his fiancée and propose to her. In the weeks that she has been there, she finds that she loves Giulio, the postman with the small house and the donkey cart. But will she give up love for wealth.... Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Release Date:

8 October 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'inconnue du palace  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System) (5.0) (L-R)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film received its initial New York City telecast Saturday 19 January 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2), followed by Philadelphia Monday 22 April 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6); its first San Francisco telecast was 20 July 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); it was not telecast in Los Angeles until 23 December 1958 on KTTV (Channel 11). See more »

Quotes

Contessa di Meina: I can imagine nothing of less interest to the rest of us.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, a music box is shown playing a tune in the background. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Freddy's Nightmares: The Bride Wore Red (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Sung a cappella by Joan Crawford
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A hidden jewel in the acting crown of Crawford.
2 September 1999 | by (nj,usa) – See all my reviews

Considered a flop in the past(it is the film that got Joan labeled box office poison, despite the fact that the film before it, Mrs. Cheyney, was a big hit), viewed today, it is incredible how much Joan gave to an obviously butchered script. Her scenes alone in her "ivory tower" of a room, especially when she notices that the birds have gone from their nest, are acting in it's highest form. Strangely, this is one of a number of films where she plays the working girl that we DO NOT feel much sympathy for her.


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