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Ever Since Eve (1937)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  15 July 1937 (USA)
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Marge is a capable secretary, but her bosses are more interested in her than her abilities. This causes her to be frequently unemployed. To get a job, she changes her look to make herself ... See full summary »

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Abbie Belldon
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Marcia Ralston ...
Camille Lansing
Frederick Clarke ...
Alonzo (as Frederic Clarke)
Arthur Hoyt ...
Hotel Manager
Mary Treen ...
Employment Clerk
Harry Hayden ...
President of the Purity League
Pierre Watkin ...
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John T. Murray ...
Lowell
William B. Davidson ...
Henderson (as William Davidson)
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Marge is a capable secretary, but her bosses are more interested in her than her abilities. This causes her to be frequently unemployed. To get a job, she changes her look to make herself unattractive. This gets her work with a writer named Freddy, who has a deadline fast approaching for his new book. Unfortunately, Freddy takes every opportunity not to work on the book and even falls for Marge when he sees her as she really looks. But as the unattractive secretary, he barely notices her and she tries everything to get him to complete his book on time. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Desde os Tempos de Eva  »

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Many actors listed in "The Motion Picture Guide" by Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross (Cinebooks, Inc., Chicago, 1985) were not seen in the movie. These were (with their character names: Sheila Darcy (Maid), Dudley Dickerson (Bootblack), Al Herman (Taxi Driver). Carol Hughes (Manicurist), Jerry Mandy (Italian Barber), Etta McDaniel (Black Maid), Spec O'Donnell (Newsboy), 'Otto Frank (I)' (Barber), Sam Rice (Pedestrian), Ferris Taylor (Pedestrian) and Charles Trowbridge (Doctor). See more »

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I Know Now
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
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Actually a very funny film.
31 December 1998 | by (smorris@cnw.com) – See all my reviews

Had always heard how rotten this film was. Imagine my surprise when I finally saw it and found it one of the most enjoyable of the Warner's 30's comedies. Marion is a delight, totally natural . . . which is why I guess, they never thought she could act! The film has a great supporting cast. Louise Fazenda has a hilarious role as Abigail Beldon the book publisher, and Merle Oberon look alike, Marcia Ralston makes a vicious "other woman". The whole thing is fun. Take it for what it is . . . just entertainment.

Oh yes, plot is Marion makes herself over to be plain and ugly to get a job and falls for Robert Mongomery, her employer.


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