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I Live for Love (1935) Busby Berkeley, Dolores del Rio, Everett Marshall, Guy Kibbee, Comedy, Musical, Romance

I Live for Love (1935)
Donna (Del Rio) is a diva of the stage and wants her lover Rico (Alvarado) as her leading man. To keep this from happening, the producers (Churchill, Cavanaugh) grab Roger Kerry (Marshall) off the street and say he has a contract. Donna and Roger butt heads, he’s replaced by Rico, and Donna’s play flops. While her fame flops, Roger rises as a huge radio star. The two eventually fall in love, and Roger wants both of them to leave their careers behind.

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The Dark Horse (1932) Alfred E. Green, Warren William, Bette Davis, Guy Kibbee, Comedy

The Dark Horse (1932)
Zachary Hicks is nominated at the Progressive party’s convention even though he has little chance of winning the governorship. Kay suggests the party bosses hire Hal Blake (whom she loves) as campaign manager. Hal is in jail for falling behind in his alimony payments to Maybelle, but Kay convinces the politicians to seem him in prison, Impressed with the speech they hear him deliver to a cellmate, the committee pays Hal’s fine and back alimony payments. Hal takes on the campaign and several marital arrangements.

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Lady for a Day (1933) Frank Capra, Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Comedy

Lady for a Day (1933)
Apple Annie is an indigent woman who has always written to her daughter in Spain that she is a member of New York’s high society. With her daughter suddenly en route to America with her new fiancé and his father, a member of Spain’s aristocracy, Annie must continue her pretense of wealth or the count will not give his blessing. She gets unexpected help from Dave the Dude, a well-known figure in underground circles who considers Annie his good luck charm, and who obtains for her a luxury apartment to entertain the visitors – but this uncharacteristic act of kindness from a man with a disreputable reputation arouses suspicions, leading to complications which further cause things to not always go quite as planned.

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Winner Take All (1932) Roy Del Ruth, James Cagney, Marian Nixon, Guy Kibbee, Drama

Winner Take All (1932)
Young boxer Jim Hunt, resting at a New Mexico “health ranch,” meets and falls for Peggy Harmon, former nightclub table singer…who needs $600 more for her sickly son to stay in the place. To help her, Jim endangers his health with a tough boxing match in Tijuana. Before long, he’s back fighting while Peggy stays in the desert. But in the city, after new triumphs, Jim meets Joan, a teasing Society blonde. Will he see through her before it’s too late?

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