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There Goes the Bride (1932)

A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she ... See full summary »

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Henry Koster (story) (as Hermann Kosterlitz), Wolfgang Wilhelm (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Jessie Matthews ... Annette Marquand
Owen Nares ... Max
Carol Goodner ... Cora
Jerry Verno Jerry Verno ... Clark - the chauffeur
Mignon O'Doherty Mignon O'Doherty ... Mme. Duchaine
Roland Culver ... Jacques
Carroll Gibbons Carroll Gibbons ... Self - Leader, Savoy Orpheans
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A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she refuses to tell him who she really is, her accuser decides to take her home where he can keep an eye on her until 12 o'clock the next day, the time at which she has calculated that it will be safe to tell the truth! But when his fiancée arrives unexpectedly and then his 'guest' is mistaken for her, it all gets rather embarrassing... Written by Igenlode Wordsmith

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They were all ready for the wedding but the bride changed her mind and decided to go on a spree in Gay Paree. (Print Ad- Waihi Daily Telegraph, ((Waihi, NZ)) 6 January 1934)


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Film debut of David Niven. See more »

Quotes

[Last lines]
Customs agent: Have you anything to declare?
Max: Yes, I love this woman.
Customs agent: And you, madam?
Annette Marquand: I love this man.
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Soundtracks

I'll Stay With You
(uncredited)
Composed by Fred Raymond
Lyrics by Clifford Grey
Performed by Jessie Matthews
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Early Jessie Matthews Musical Comedy
18 December 2004 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This is Jessie Matthews second sound film.Whilst she exhibits much gusto and enthusiasm she rather overacts at time and her technique is lacking.I was fortunate enough to see her give a lecture with Michael Balcon at the NFT some 40 years ago.She explained that it was Victor Saville who had helped to give her the confidence to appear in front of the cameras.Anyway having said that she is rather oddly matched with a rather stuffy Owen Nares who was 17 years her senior at the time.Nares was a popular leading man of the 20s and 30s and who was by this time heading into the twilight of his screen career.There are some enjoyable,if unmemorable musical numbers.There is only one brief dance from Jessie.This film was issued as part of the "British Classics Collection" some years ago,and is still to be purchased second hand.If you are a fan of Jessie Matthews or of 30s films it is worth seeing,if only to observe a talent in embryo


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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1933 (UK) See more »

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Mono (RCA Photophone)

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1.37 : 1
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