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Reno (1939) John Farrow, Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Anita Louise, Drama

Reno 1939
Need a no-fuss way out of a broken marriage? Got an itch to turn a spin of the roulette wheel into easy money? Reno is the movie and the place where it all happens. Richard Dix, whose Cimarron and The Conquerors make him no stranger to tales of historic sweep, stars in this morality tale tracing the development of the “Biggest Little City in the World,” from mining-boomtown-gone-bust to its rise as a divorce capital and gaming center.
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We Were Dancing (1942) Robert Z. Leonard, Norma Shearer, Melvyn Douglas, Gail Patrick, Comedy, Romance

We Were Dancing (Robert Z. Leonard, 1942)
Princess Victoria ‘Vicki’ Wilomirska and Baron Nicholas Eugen August Wolfgang ‘Nikki’ Prax are expatriate European nobles with no assets or property except their aristocratic pedigrees. They have become professional house guests at homes of socially ambitious nouveau riche Americans who want the prestige of playing hosts to these titled spongers. However, when Vicki and Nikki want to get married, they find that married royals are not in demand as eligibly unmarried ones. Ultimately one of these socially attractive, unambitious bluebloods will have to do the unthinkable and actually get a job.
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