6.4/10
21
1 user 1 critic

Big Town Girl (1937)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 3 December 1937 (USA)
When a department store songstress becomes a radio star she keeps her identity secret, as the "Masked Countess", because he estranged husband is a crook.

Director:

Alfred L. Werker

Writers:

Lou Breslow (screenplay), John Patrick (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

At the height of his fame, Oscar Wilde angers the Marquis of Queensberry by having what is (correctly) believed to be a romantic relationship with Queensberry's son Lord Alfred Douglas ("... See full summary »

Director: Ken Hughes
Stars: Peter Finch, Yvonne Mitchell, James Mason
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A down and out private eye falls for a woman he has been hired to frame.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: William Powell, Margaret Lindsay, Ruth Donnelly
My Marriage (1936)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

When gangster's bullets put an end to the career of H.J. Barton, underworld gambling czar who masquerades as a respectable member of high society, his daughter Carol is left to bear the ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud
Stars: Claire Trevor, Kent Taylor, Pauline Frederick
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The assistant (Arthur) of a sleazy lawyer (Holt) is determined to end his cheating ways.

Director: Lambert Hillyer
Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Nat Pendleton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at ... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell
Stars: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Ian Hunter
Good Dame (1934)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A chorus girl gets stranded in a small midwestern town. Against her better judgement, she hooks up with a smooth-talking con artist who says he can help her get out of town.

Director: Marion Gering
Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Fredric March, Jack La Rue
Stranded (1935)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A construction engineer with a heart of steel courts a social worker with a heart of gold, while fighting a protection racketeer that tries to derail the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Director: Frank Borzage
Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Patricia Ellis
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Most Precious Thing in Life is a 1934 American film directed by Lambert Hillyer and starring Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise, and Mary Forbes. The film tells a ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer
Stars: Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Richard Cromwell
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Author writes about his experiences sailing at sea, struggles to get his work published.

Director: Sidney Salkow
Stars: Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, Evelyn Keyes
Dark Command (1940)
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In Kansas, during the Civil War opposing pro-Union and pro-Confederate camps clash and visiting Texan Bob Seton runs afoul of William Cantrell's Raiders.

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A grizzled cabbie is scammed out of his life savings by a fake finance company. He tries to no avail to get police assistance.

Director: Frank Tuttle
Stars: George Raft, Claire Trevor, Dick Foran
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A radio writer/producer accidentally kills his wife and then attempts to escape an on-air hunt for him.

Director: Harry Beaumont
Stars: William Haines, Madge Evans, Anita Page
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Claire Trevor ... Fay Loring
Donald Woods ... Mark Tracey
Alan Dinehart ... Larry Edwards
Alan Baxter ... James Mead
Murray Alper ... Marty
Spencer Charters ... Isaiah Wickenback
Maurice Cass Maurice Cass ... Mr. Huff
Irving Bacon ... Gas Station Attendant
George Chandler ... Red Evans
Lillian Yarbo ... Scarlett
Jonathan Hale ... Hershell
Edit

Storyline

Fay Loring (Claire Trevor), a department store sheet-music song plugger is turned into a radio star by a slick promoter, Larry Edwards (Alan Dinehart) and becomes the mysterious Masked Countess. She keeps her identity secret be cause hes estranged husband, James Mead (Alan Baxter) is a criminal, but a newspaper reporter, Mark Tracey (Donald Woods) discovers her secret...and falls in love with her. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Behind a mask she escaped death and found romance and fame!!!

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Music

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Máscara de Seda See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

I'll Settle for Love
Lyrics by Sidney Clare
Music by Harry Akst
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed