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
RKO’s Symphony of Six Million (1932) is an interesting David O. Selznick produced film with a then unusual focus on a Jewish family. Ricardo Cortez stars as a young doctor with Anna Appel and Gregory Ratoff as his parents and Irene Dunne as the handicapped girl who’s loved him since childhood.
RKO’s 1931 Smart Woman starring Mary Astor. A look at the film as well as leading man Robert Ames who died within two months of Smart Woman’s release.