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One More River (1934)

A young lady leaves her brutal husband and meets another man aboard a ship.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Claire Corven
... Tony Croom
... Lady Mont
... Dinny Cherrell
... Sir Gerald Corven
... David Dornford
... Gen. Charwell
... Sir Laurence Mont
... Brough
... Forsythe
... Lady Charwell
... The Judge
... Chayne
... Blore
J. Gunnis Davis ... Benjy
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A young lady leaves her brutal husband and meets another man aboard a ship.

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6 August 1934 (USA)  »

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Over the River  »

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Film debut of Jane Wyatt. See more »

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In the opening scene, the liner pulling into the London dock that lady Corven arrives on is seen in the establishing shot is clearly named the ORFORD, yet after a we see her and Tony speak on the deck, another establishing shot of the ship now shows it is one called the ORSOVA. See more »

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Lady Mont: If I had my way, I wouldn't let a man marry a girl unless they could both prove they had no individuality at all.
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Good entertainment
15 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film, but must be nearly alone in not particularly finding Diana Wynyard appealing in any real way, in her role as the unhappy, abused wife. Jane Wyatt on the other hand, as her sister, is sophisticated and lovely, very Myrna Loy.

Having read lots of books set in Edwardian England, I am familiar with the often ludicrous plots involved in setting up divorces and cases of criminal conversation. If you accept that the laws were limited and often ridiculous, you can overlook what seems so old-fashioned.

It is amusing to see Mrs. Patrick Campbell in action; she is a grand ham. The part of the abusive husband is a stereotype; he is oily and creepy and cruel. The new love is the opposite of course, charming and kind and gentle.

Overall a well-made film; just wish it had been made a year earlier before the draconian production code took over.


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