Robert Taylor and Janet Gaynor star in MGM’s Small Town Girl (1936) directed by William Wellman and nothing special for any of the main participants.
Charles Laughton earns his Oscar for Best Actor in Alexander Korda’s The Private Life of Henry VIII, a comedic costume piece focusing on Henry’s relationships with his various wives.
Based on the biography “Diamond Jim, The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady” published a year earlier by Parker Morell this uneven though still enjoyable comedy was brought to the screen by Universal through a Preston Sturges script under the direction of Eddie Sutherland. Starring Edward Arnold as Diamond Jim Brady.
Just watched Diamond Jim (1935) and figured I’d post a quick comment since it only has a total of 44 votes on the IMDb. Frankly, I’m surprised it has that many, because I’ve been looking for a copy for the past 5 or 6 years, ever since I realized that Edward Arnold’s boisterous laugh manages […]