Brief look at MGM’s The Shining Hour (1938) starring Joan Crawford. Melvyn Douglas marries her; brother Robert Young loves her, but is married to Margaret Sullavan. Fay Bainter as Douglas and Young’s suspicious sister. Directed by Frank Borzage.
Captains Courageous (1937) Starring Freddie Bartholomew and Spencer Tracy
MGM Golden Age classic Captains Courageous is highlighted by a heavily modernized and modified adaptation of Kipling’s novel that provides opportunity for Spencer Tracy and Freddie Bartholomew to shine in the leading roles.
Melvyn Douglas – Biography of the Two-Time Oscar Winner
A biography of two-time Academy Award winning actor Melvyn Douglas enhanced by several Douglas quotes from the 1960s and ’70s. Also, Douglas in Golden Age Hollywood.
Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935) Starring Sylvia Sidney with Melvyn Douglas
Sylvia Sidney stars in Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935) her first film under contract to Walter Wanger for Paramount. Introduces Alan Baxter as gangster Babe Wilson. Also featuring Melvyn Douglas, Wallace Ford, Brian Donlevy and Pert Kelton.
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) starring Melvyn Douglas, Virginia Bruce, Warren William
Brief notes are exactly that, just some stream of consciousness thoughts occurring during my most recent viewing of Arsene Lupin Returns.