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I Live My Life (1935)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 4 October 1935 (USA)
Kay, a bored society girl from New York, takes a trip to Greece-where she meets, Terry, an archaeologist. Kay flirts with Terry and he falls for Kay. Kay heads back to New York and Terry ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kay Bentley
... Terence 'Terry' O'Neill
... G.P. Bentley
... Betty Collins
... Grove, Bentley's Butler
... Gene Piper
... Mrs. O.H.B. Gage, Kay's Grandmother
... Gallup, Mrs. Gage's Butler
... Doctor
... Professor
... Brumbaugh, Mrs. Gage's Housekeeper
... Uncle Carl
... Miss Ann Morrison
... Outer Office Secretary
... Max
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Storyline

Kay, a bored society girl from New York, takes a trip to Greece-where she meets, Terry, an archaeologist. Kay flirts with Terry and he falls for Kay. Kay heads back to New York and Terry follows her to propose marriage. Terry sees Kays lifestyle is uncomfortable. He decides to leave, but, Mrs. Gage (Kay's grandmother) encourages Terry to stay. They become engaged. Just before the wedding Kay and Terry have a huge quarrel. Will Terry be left at the altar? Written by Kelly

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The dancing lady has a new sweetheart ...!

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Comedy | Drama

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4 October 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Glitter  »

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$586,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

A different ending was shot for the British release, which toned down the behavior of 'Brian Aherne' at the wedding. See more »

Goofs

When being carried down the hill after hurting her ankle Kay Bently's (Joan Crawford) blouse goes from soiled to clean several times. See more »

Quotes

Kay Bentley: It's my life! and I'll live it the way I want! Upside down, catty-corner or slidin' down a pole!
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits there's a background scenery of Greece. See more »

Connections

Featured in Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Sailing, Sailing, Over the Bounding Main
(uncredited)
Written by Godfrey Marks
Sung by Frank Morgan, a cappella
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Silly, Silly Saving Grace the Character Actors
7 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

I have never been a big fan of Joan Crawford, this movie clarifies why. I like comedy and Ms. Crawford is NOT a comedian. I would not attempt to understand why. Like other reviewers I wonder if this movie would have faired better in the hands of a Carole Lombard. BUT unlike other reviewers I feel Brian Ahearne could have been appreciated had he been cast opposite another actress. I have seen him in other comedic movies and he handled himself well. I am of the opinion that Ms. Crawford is the wet blanket in this movie. That said, the shining grace of this movie is the plethora of the much known and loved character actors: Frank Morgan, Jesse Ralph, Eric Blore, Arthur Treacher we never get tired of watching any or all of their antics. This is not the only movie their presence has saved.


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