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The Well-Groomed Bride
The Well-Groomed Bride is a 1946 American romantic comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield
Sidney Lanfield
and starring Olivia de Havilland, Ray Milland, and Sonny Tufts. Written by Claude Binyon
Claude Binyon
and Robert Russell, the film is about a man and a woman who fight over the last bottle of champagne left in San Francisco—he wants it to christen a new aircraft carrier, and she wants it as the centerpiece for her upcoming wedding reception. During the course of their fierce battle over the bottle, the two fall in love
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Sidney Lanfield
Sidney Lanfield
Sidney Lanfield
(April 20, 1898 – June 20, 1972) was an American film director known for directing romances and light comedy films and later television programs. The one-time jazz musician and vaudevillian star started his first directing job for the Fox Film Corporation in 1930; he went on to direct a number of films for 20th Century Fox. In 1941, he directed the Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
film You'll Never Get Rich
You'll Never Get Rich
for Columbia Pictures, then moved to Paramount Pictures. There Lanfield worked on a number of film comedies. He is probably best remembered for directing actor Bob Hope in a number of films including My Favorite Blonde
My Favorite Blonde
(1942), Let's Face It (1943), Where There's Life (1947), and The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
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The Hound Of The Baskervilles (1939 Film)
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles
is a 1939 mystery film based on the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was directed by Sidney Lanfield
Sidney Lanfield
and released by 20th Century-Fox. It is among the best-known cinematic adaptations of the book, and is often regarded as one of the best.[1] The film stars Basil Rathbone
Basil Rathbone
as Sherlock Holmes, Nigel Bruce
Nigel Bruce
as Dr. Watson
Dr. Watson
and Richard Greene
Richard Greene
as Henry Baskerville. Because Fox was unsure that the film would be a success, and that Rathbone and Bruce would appear in more Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
films together, top billing went to Richard Greene, who was the film's romantic lead. Rathbone was billed second
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Hold 'Em Yale
Hold 'Em Yale
Hold 'Em Yale
is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and written by Damon Runyon, Paul Girard Smith and Eddie Welch. The film stars Patricia Ellis, Cesar Romero, Buster Crabbe, William Frawley, Andy Devine
Andy Devine
and George Barbier. The film was released on April 27, 1935, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (July 2015)A racketeer known as "Sunshine Joe" specializes in ticket scalping. His gang of colorfully nicknamed thugs includes Liverlips, Sam the Gonoph and Bennie South Street, as well as "Georgie the Chaser," who was dubbed that way because of his penchant for chasing after women. On a train, Georgie happens upon Clarice Van Cleve, an heiress who loves to fall in love, particularly with men in uniform
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Red Salute
Red Salute (also released as Arms and the Girl) is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield
Sidney Lanfield
and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Robert Young. Based on a story by Humphrey Pearson, the film is about the daughter of a US Army general who becomes involved with a suspected communist agitator.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Critical response 5 References 6 External linksPlot[edit] Drue Van Allen (Stanwyck), the daughter of an American general, is in love with communist graduate student Leonard Arner. When Arner is ejected from a college campus for speaking to the students, a newspaper photographer takes a picture of him in Drue's car and prints it on the front page. When Drue refuses to listen to reason, the general tricks her into boarding an airplane bound for Mexico, supposedly to see her aunt Betty off, then locks her in. She is stuck in Juarez with no money to get home
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King Of Burlesque
King of Burlesque
Burlesque
is a 1936 musical film about a former burlesque producer played by Warner Baxter
Warner Baxter
who moves into a legitimate theatre and does very well, until he marries a socialite
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Half Angel (1936 Film)
Half Angel is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and written by Gene Fowler, Bess Meredyth
Bess Meredyth
and Allen Rivkin. The film stars Frances Dee, Brian Donlevy, Charles Butterworth, Helen Westley, Henry Stephenson
Henry Stephenson
and Sara Haden. The film was released on May 22, 1936, by 20th Century Fox.[1][2][3]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit]This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (November 2015)Cast[edit] Frances Dee
Frances Dee
as Allison Lang Brian Donlevy
Brian Donlevy
as Duffy Giles Charles Butterworth as Doc Felix Helen Westley
Helen Westley
as Martha Hargraves Henry Stephenson
Henry Stephenson
as Prof. Jerome Hargraves Sara Haden
Sara Haden
as Henrietta Hargraves Etienne Girardot
Etienne Girardot
as Dr
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One In A Million (1936 Film)
One in a Million is a 1936 American film which marked the Hollywood debut of Sonja Henie. It features footage from the 1936 Winter Olympic Games. Jack Haskell received an Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination in Best Dance Direction at the 9th Academy Awards.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Awards 4 References 5 External linksPlot[edit] American showman Thadeus Spencer (Adolphe Menjou) is stuck without money in the Swiss Alps with his wife (Arline Judge), a girls' band, a comedy trio (The Ritz Brothers) and a recent harmonica-playing discovery (Borrah Minevitch) when the group learns that the Grand Palace Hotel in Ardetz, where they were to perform, has burned down. Upon seeing Greta Muller (Sonja Henie), an innkeeper's daughter, ice-skate, Spencer has a vision of her performing with a skating ballet that will make him millions. Spencer arranges for her to skate in a tryout performance at a St
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Sing, Baby, Sing
Sing, Baby, Sing is a 1936 American film. Richard A. Whiting
Richard A. Whiting
and Walter Bullock received an Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination in Best Original Song at the 9th Academy Awards for their song "When Did You Leave Heaven".Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit] After Joan Warren (Alice Faye) is fired from her singing job at the Ritz Club, where she performs with the Ritz Brothers, she seeks help from theatrical agent, Nicky Alexander (Gregory Ratoff). Nicky, however, is in the process of being evicted from his office suite, so he tells her to find another agent. When she insists that he represent her, he takes her to Mr
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Wake Up And Live
Wake Up and Live is a 1937 Fox musical film directed by Sidney Lanfield and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. The movie stars Walter Winchell, Ben Bernie
Ben Bernie
and Alice Faye
Alice Faye
and was based upon the self-help bestseller by Dorothea Brande
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Love And Hisses
Love and Hisses
Love and Hisses
is a 1937 American musical comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield
Sidney Lanfield
and starring Walter Winchell, Ben Bernie
Ben Bernie
and Simone Simon. It is the sequel to the film Wake Up and Live.[1] Twentieth Century Fox's Darryl F. Zanuck
Darryl F

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Thin Ice (1937 Film)
Thin Ice (1937) is a United States
United States
comedy/romance film directed by Sidney Lanfield
Sidney Lanfield
starring Tyrone Power
Tyrone Power
and figure skater Sonja Henie. Plot[edit] The plot follows ski instructor Lili Heiser (Henie), who works at a local luxury hotel in the Swiss Alps. She falls in love with a man who goes skiing every morning (Power). She thinks he's an everyday tourist, not knowing that he's a prince trying to escape the pressures of royal life. The movie showcased Sonja Henie's skating talents
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Always Goodbye
Always Goodbye is a 1938 American romance drama film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Herbert Marshall, and Ian Hunter.[1][2]Contents1 Plot 2 Credits 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit] Following the death of her fiancé as he was speeding to their wedding, Margot Weston (Barbara Stanwyck) is left pregnant and devastated. A former doctor Jim Howard (Herbert Marshall) helps the desperate Margot. When her son is born, Jim helps her find a home for the baby with Phil Marshall (Ian Hunter) and his wife. Margot insists that neither the Marshalls nor the child can ever know that she is his mother. Five years later, while working as a well-paid buyer for couturier, Harriet Martin (Binnie Barnes), Margot meets Jim Howard again, and the two begin to fall in love. When Margot is sent to Europe on a business trip for Harriet, she meets and is wooed by the charming but carefree Count Giovanni Corini (Cesar Romero)
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Second Fiddle (1939 Film)
Second Fiddle is a 1939 American musical romance film directed by Sidney Lanfield, starring Sonja Henie, Tyrone Power, Rudy Vallee
Rudy Vallee
and Lyle Talbot
Lyle Talbot
and released by 20th Century Fox. The score was composed by Irving Berlin.[1] The screenplay involves a Hollywood
Hollywood
publicity agent who falls in love with a new actress he helped to discover. The film parodies the extensive search for an actress to play Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind. It is sometimes known as Irving Berlin's Second Fiddle.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 Bibliography 5 External linksPlot[edit] Jimmy Sutton, the publicity agent of a major Hollywood
Hollywood
studio, is taking part in the endless search to find an actress to star in an adaptation of a best-selling novel, Girl of the North. In Minnesota, he discovers Trudi Hovland, a schoolteacher who is perfect for the part
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Moulin Rouge (1934 Film)
Moulin Rouge is an American Pre-Code
Pre-Code
film released on January 19, 1934 by United Artists, starring Constance Bennett
Constance Bennett
and Franchot Tone. It contained the songs "Coffee in the Morning" and "Kisses in the Night" and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" with music by Harry Warren
Harry Warren
and lyrics by Al Dubin. Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball
appears in an uncredited role as a show girl in the film.[1] It has no relation to any other films of/with the same name
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Swanee River (film)
Swanee River is a 1939 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War breaks out. Typical of 20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
biographical films of the time, the movie was more fictional than it was factual.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Background 4 Awards 5 References 6 External linksPlot[edit] The family of Stephen Foster
Stephen Foster
(Ameche) insists that he accept a seven-dollar-a-week shipping clerk job in Cincinnati, but he prefers to write songs. Stephen's prospective father-in-law Andrew McDowell has no faith in Stephen, who wants to write "music from the heart of the simple people of the South." The struggling composer is content to sell "Oh! Susanna" for fifteen dollars to minstrel singer E
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