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Suzy (1936)

Passed | | Drama | 20 July 1936 (USA)
Believing a German spy has killed her new husband, a struggling chorus girl flees to Paris where she meets and marries a World War I pilot, whose carefree ways brings about unexpected results.

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(as Geo. Fitzmaurice)

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(screen play), (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Suzy Trent
... Terry Moore
... Andre Charville
... Baron Charville
... Diane Eyrelle
... Captain Barsanges
... Maisie
... Mrs. Schmidt
David Clyde ... 'Knobby'
... 'Pop' Gaspard
George Spelvin ... Gaston
... Landlady
... Revue Producer
... Lieutenant (as Stanley Morner)
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Believing a German spy has killed her new husband, a struggling chorus girl flees to Paris where she meets and marries a World War I pilot, whose carefree ways brings about unexpected results.

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Release Date:

20 July 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bigamie  »

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Budget:

$614,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Though not a musical, the film's indisputable highlight is Cary Grant and Jean Harlow's challenge duet to "Did I Remember?" The Academy Award-nominated song would become a standard, and the duo's performance of it was so charming that it was featured decades later in MGM's That's Entertainment! (1974). See more »

Goofs

The film is supposed to take place during World War I (i.e. the 1910s), but the clothing used in the film, and especially the women's clothing and hair styles, is clearly very much in the mid-1930s style. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Maisie aka Frostbite: [Backstage at the final performance of "Melodies of 1914" the producer is handing out pay envelopes to the chorus] Ooooh! I'll be missing you next Saturday night, Pop!
Revue Producer: And I'll be missing you, too, Miss Maisie.
Maisie aka Frostbite: [Taking her pay envelope] Yeah, but you won't be missing this, and I will. Guess I shouldn't kick. Two weeks is a long run these days.
[She heads for her dressing room]
Maisie aka Frostbite: C'mon Suzy, let's get dressed.
Suzanne 'Suzy' Trent: Alright Maisie, I'll be right with ya.
Chorus Girl: [to Suzy, crying] But it's your whole ...
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Jean Harlow (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

When You Wore a Tulip and I Wore a Big Red Rose
(1914) (uncredited)
Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Jack Mahoney
Sung a cappella by Jean Harlow (dubbed by Eadie Adams)
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Clothing?
10 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

This was a decent film. Though this is not the best film that any of the actors ever did. The plot is fairly predictable but it is okay.

Franchot Tone's fake accent was amusing and seemed to come and go. While I much prefer Jean Harlow in comedy she does well enough with drama. Cary Grant was okay but why they cast him as a Frenchman I'll never know.

My main gripe with the film was using 1930's clothes for a film that was supposed to take place during World War I. While it is not that obvious with the men's clothing, but the women's clothing really stands out. Not having period clothing really takes away from the film. You would think that a wardrobe person or the producers or director or someone would have caught how out of place the clothing is.


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