Unmarried is a 1939 American film starring Helen Twelvetrees, Buck Jones, and Donald O'Connor.

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Pat Rogers
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Ted Streaver (age 12)
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Betty (as Dorothy Howe)
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Buzz Kinney (as Larry Crabbe)
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Swade (as Ed Pawley)
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Mrs. Charles
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Unmarried is a 1939 American film starring Helen Twelvetrees, Buck Jones, and Donald O'Connor.

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They stopped fighting each other and hit back at the world when a kid showed them they belonged to each other! See more »

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Action | Drama | Romance

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20 May 1939 (USA)  »

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Me and My Gal  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Last film to star Buck Jones. See more »

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Remake of Lady and Gent (1932) See more »

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America the Beautiful
Written by Katharine Lee Bates and Samuel A. Ward
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The role previously played by Donald O'Connor will now be played by...Buck Jones?
21 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Half prize-fighting film and half tearjerker, this programmer was one of the last films of melodrama tragedy queen Helen Twelvetrees, once a promising leading lady at RKO during the early sound era. Now a blowzy party girl, she and former prizefighter Robert Armstrong unofficially adopt the son of a late pal whom they were unaware he had. Young Donald O'Connor is the precocious youth who comes to adore them, and in one hysterically funny scene, Armstrong (who has obviously been knocked in the head one too many times) delivers a speech at O'Connor's commencement. When Jones takes over the part, it is obvious that the younger and older versions of the part look nothing alike, and tension erupts between "father" and "son" over Jones' desire to go into a prize-fighting career while Armstrong wants him to go off to college. It is the non-marriage between the two adoptive parents which motivates the title and their relationship which goes from antagonistic to affectionate. A moderately touching programmer, this is one of those unknowns that yearns to be re-discovered for its many charming moments.


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