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Rebound (1931)

Passed | | Drama | 18 September 1931 (USA)
Story of a girl's unhappiness after her marriage to a man just jilted, and the manner in which she finally wins his affection.

Director:

Edward H. Griffith

Writers:

Donald Ogden Stewart (play), Horace Jackson (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ina Claire ... Sara Jaffrey
Robert Ames ... Bill Truesdale
Myrna Loy ... Evangeline (Evie) Lawrence
Hedda Hopper ... Liz Crawford
Robert Williams ... Johnnie Coles
Hale Hamilton ... Lyman Patterson
Walter Walker Walter Walker ... Mr. Henry Jaffrey
Louise Closser Hale ... Mrs. Jaffrey
Leigh Allen Leigh Allen ... Les Crawford
Pierre D'Ennery Pierre D'Ennery ... Gaston
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Story of a girl's unhappiness after her marriage to a man just jilted, and the manner in which she finally wins his affection.

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"WOMEN, THERE ARE FOUR THINGS I HAVE LEARNED ABOUT LOVE-THEY'RE YOURS FOR THE ASKING!" "It's One Thing to Marry a Man Who Loves Another Woman- It's Another Thing to Hold Him. It's Wrong for a Husband to Stray- It's Fatal for a Wife to Plead for His Return!" (Print Ad- Buffalo Evening News, ((Buffalo, NY)) 24 September 1931)

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

18 September 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Negligee See more »

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Production Co:

RKO Pathé Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The ship Johnnie is depicted as sailing to Europe upon is the RMS Majestic of the White Star Line. Originally launched in Germany in 1914 as the SS Bismark, her construction was stopped due to World War I. Given to Great Britian as war reparations, she was finished and first sailed the Atlantic in 1922. She was the largest ocean liner in the world until France's SS Normandie in 1935. In 1936 she was converted to a training ship for the Royal Navy and renamed the HMS Caledonia. In 1939 a fire broke out aboard and she sank at anchor, and was finally raised and scrapped in 1943. See more »

Soundtracks

Same Thing Over Again
(1931) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Roy Ringwald and Lindsay McHarrie
Played during the opening credits and often as background music
Played on piano and sung by Myrna Loy
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Ina Claire Is A Revelatiuon
2 October 2004 | by HandlinghandelSee all my reviews

The movie itself is stagy and stuffy. But Ina Claire is brilliant. Her performance defines a manner of acting that dominated comedies through the 1960s.

It is easiest, perhaps, to see Connate Bennett as someone in her mold. Irene Dunne was too, and it's interesting to note that Claire made a silent version of "The Awful Truth."

Others who seem to have either imitated or been directed to emulate her include Margaret Sullavan, Alice Brady, Eve Arden, and even Arlene Francis (the only salvation of the dreadful "One, Two, Three.")

Myrna Loy is saucy as the other woman but Claire dominates the proceedings.


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