Tag Archives: Mae Clarke
The House of a Thousand Candles (1936) Arthur Lubin, Phillips Holmes, Mae Clarke, Irving Pichel, Action
Three Wise Girls (1932) William Beaudine, Jean Harlow, Mae Clarke, Walter Byron, Comedy, Drama, Romance
This iconic horror film follows the obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) as he attempts to create life by assembling a creature from body parts of the deceased. Aided by his loyal misshapen assistant, Fritz (Dwight Frye), Frankenstein succeeds in animating his monster (Boris Karloff), but, confused and traumatized, it escapes into the countryside and begins to wreak havoc. Frankenstein searches for the elusive being, and eventually must confront his tormented creation.
Waterloo Bridge (1931) James Whale, Mae Clarke, Douglass Montgomery, Doris Lloyd, Drama, Romance, War
In World War I London, Myra is an American out of work chorus girl making ends meet by picking up men on Waterloo Bridge. During a Zeppelin air raid she meets Roy, a naive young American who enlisted in the Canadian army. They fall for each other, and he tricks Myra into visiting his family who live in a country estate outside London, where his step-father is a retired British Major. However Myra is reluctant to continue the relationship with Roy, because she has not told him about her past.
In this Romantic Drama, “Parole Girl”, a woman inadvertently assists a con artist in his scheme to rob a store manager and ends up in prison. After helping to put out the very fire she herself started in the prison shop, the woman receives early parole and heads back to the con-artist.