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The Curse of a Broken Heart (1933)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Pat Somerset ... True Blue Harold Holden
Marion Byron ... Little Ivy
Robert Ellis ... Simon Flint
Al Klein Al Klein ... Slade
Carol Wines Carol Wines ... Diana Marsden
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1933 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Melodrama! Sneer! Hiss! Laugh!
26 August 2019 | by MaliejandraSee all my reviews

This was one of the hits of Capitolfest in 2019! It is a funny send-up to old-fashioned melodramas (which were old hat even in 1933 when this comedy was made). Pat Somerset is True Blue Harold, a hardworking hero through and through, who loves adorable Marion Byron, but the dastardly Simon Flint (Robert Ellis) wants to break them up and take her for himself.

The comedy is outrageous and filled with stereotypical characters including a femme fatal and a wild airborne chase. It is a laugh riot from start to finish, a hidden gem that needs to be released.


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