RKO’s Vivacious Lady doesn’t have much of a story, but Ginger Rogers and James Stewart are in love, so who cares? A look at the comedy classic directed by George Stevens for the James Stewart Blogathon.
Her Man (1930) Starring Helen Twelvetrees and Phillips Holmes
Tay Garnett’s Her Man from Pathe is an overlooked pre-Code classic starring Helen Twelvetrees in the first screen adaptation of the Frankie and Johnny ballad. With Phillips Holmes, Ricardo Cortez and Marjorie Rambeau.
The Half Naked Truth (1932) Starring Lee Tracy and Lupe Velez
Lee Tracy takes Lupe Velez from carny hooch dancer to Broadway star in Gregory La Cava’s The Half Naked Truth (1932) for RKO. Also starring Frank Morgan and Eugene Pallette
It Happened in Hollywood (1937) Starring Richard Dix and Fay Wray
Richard Dix plays cowboy star Tim Bart of the silent screen in It Happened in Hollywood (1937). The problem for Dix and his leading lady, played by Fay Wray, is that talkies have arrived to disrupt their lives.