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Lovers Courageous (1932)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 23 January 1932 (USA)
Aspiring playwright jumping from job to job falls for admiral's daughter.

Director:

Robert Z. Leonard (uncredited)

Writer:

Frederick Lonsdale (as Frederick Lonsdale's Lovers Courageous)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Montgomery ... Willie
Madge Evans ... Mary
Roland Young ... Jeffrey
Frederick Kerr ... Admiral
Reginald Owen ... Jimmy
Beryl Mercer ... Mrs. Smith
Evelyn Hall ... Lady Blayne
Halliwell Hobbes ... Mr. Smith
Jackie Searl ... Willie as a Child
Norman Phillips Jr. Norman Phillips Jr. ... Walter as a Child
Alan Mowbray ... Lamone
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Storyline

Englishman and family black sheep travels the world working odd jobs while dreaming of being a playwright. He meets an admiral's daughter and they fall in love, but he's poor and she's engaged to a blustery aristocrat who thinks only of hunting. Will true love prevail? Written by Mig G

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Courage See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Laurel and Hardy comedy short Beau Hunks (1931) played in front of this film in many theaters during its original theatrical run. See more »

Goofs

Mary says she's taking a walk into town and Jeff asks her to get him some cigarettes. At the smoke shop she meets Willie, who later asks her to meet him after work where he goes fishing. She drives to meet him, and when it gets late she says it will take her an hour to get home. But Willie has walked from town to the pond... and she had walked from home to town. See more »

Quotes

Willie: I'd rather a million times that you never belonged to me, than I had you, and lost you.
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Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(uncredited)
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
[Played by a band as the ship leaves for England]
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creaky old vehicle
25 May 2006 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

For some reason anyone who says a wrong word about this film gets the thumbs down.Well i don't care this film is so creaky that you can positively see the joints ache.The characters seem to be set in a sort of nevernever land which only existed in plays or films.Montgomery is hardly believable as an Englishman,whatever the slight excuses for his accent.Roland Young is totally wasted.Madge Evans seems totally vapid.One reviewer has referred to it as being a "precode"film,but other than the last line i cannot see very much in this that would not have been passed by the censor in 1934.Quite frankly this film is simply not worth watching unless there is absolutely nothing else to do such as watching the grass grow!


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