Looking at MGM’s 1936 adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse’s Piccadilly Jim starring Robert Montgomery and directed by Robert Z. Leonard. With Madge Evans, Frank Morgan and Eric Blore.
Rene Clair’s I Married a Witch (1942), starring Fredric March and Veronica Lake, brings equal parts comedy, romance and fantasy to a story that later influenced the television series Bewitched. Fans will note a definite similarity.
The Clark Gable and Jean Harlow teaming peaks in China Seas, the 4th of their 6 MGM pairings, a tale of love and piracy at sea also starring Wallace Beery and Rosalind Russell.