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Carole Lombard in the Thirties DVD
Carole Lombard in the Thirties

Carole Lombard in the Thirties

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Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment present Carole Lombard in the Thirties. Presented for the first time on DVD, these three films have been fully restored and re-mastered.NO MORE ORCHIDS (1932) Lombard plays a spoiled heiress who falls in love with a struggling lawyer despite her arranged marriage to a European prince. What begins as a screwball comedy soon segues into drama tinged with tragedy and Lombards refreshingly natural acting style confirms her promise as a rising star. Variety called the film, A smart, polished production replete with good acting, smooth direction and clever lines. Directed by Walter Lang (The King and I, 1956).BRIEF MOMENT (1933) The class conscious formula is reversed in BRIEF MOMENT in which Lombard stars as a nightclub singer trying to convince her rich playboy fianc (Gene Raymond) to abandon his party-going lifestyle in favor of a respectable livelihood. Based on a play by S.N. Behrman (&Waterloo Bridge, 1940), this romantic drama set against the backdrop of the Great Depression is immensely appealing and, in the words of The New York Times reviewer, is definitely a tribute to the talents of Carole Lombard and Gene Raymond.BR&LADY BY CHOICE (1934) The actress gets to shine in one of her best early roles as a fan dancer who adopts a feisty elderly woman (May Robson) with a police record. Inspired by the success of Frank Capras Lady for a Day (1933, which also starred Robson), this raucous farce is both an unexpected female buddy movie and a lively portrait of street-smart urbanites trying to survive tough times. The tart dialogue is courtesy of screenwriter Jo Swerling (The Whole Towns Talking,
Title: Carole Lombard in the Thirties
Genre: Drama-Classics, Comedy-Classic
Starring: Carole Lombard, Gene Raymond, May Robson, Walter Connolly, Louise Closser Hale, Roger Pryor, Donald Cook, Monroe Owsley, Lyle Talbot, C. Aubrey Smith
Directors: Walter Lang, David Burton
Studio: Turner Classics Mod
Attributes: Manufactured on Demand, Boxed Set, Dolby, NTSC Format
Release Date: 11/25/2014
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 609224114724
Item #: 1040792X

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