You are currently browsing the category archive for the ‘Films’ category.

Year: 1935
Director: Edward Ludwig
Cast: Paul Lukas, Madge Evans, Helen Vinson, May Robson, David Holt, Ralph Forbes
Story: Robert Lenhart (Lukas) is facing financial problems in his publishing business. He tries to cut back on money in his personal life, which upsets his gold digging, social climbing wife, Eve (Vinson). She takes off, leaving their son, Bill, behind as well. His assistant, Maxine Bennett (Evans), helps to take care of Bill and naturally Robert and Maxine begin to see each other in a new way outside of “boss/secretary”.

Images

Year: 1933
Director: Harry Beaumont
Starring: Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, Sally Eilers, Eugene Pallette, C. Henry Gordon
Plot: Jeff (Montgomery) is a masterful press agent who owns a nightclub for the rich and powerful. He’s divorced from Claire (Evans), but she hangs around a lot and neither seem to be over the other. Jeff sees Mona (Eilers) jump into the river. He saves her life and takes care of her, giving her a makeover and making her popular. He also falls for her, but his affections are not returned. But when she kills a man, she needs his help.

Images
Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.us Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.us

Year: 1931
Director: Charles Brabin
Starring: Clark Gable, Madge Evans, Ernest Torrence, Lew Cody, Marie Prevost
Plot: Rid Riddell (Gable) wins race horse Tommy Boy in a bet. At first he races the horse honestly, but then begins to race dirty, pulling him out of races to collect on the losses. When Tommy Boy loses a race he was supposed to win, Rid ends up in debt with some dangerous gangsters, so he transfers ownership of Tommy to his lady friend, Ruby (Evans).

Images

Year: 1933
Director: Jack Conway
Starring: Robert Montgomery, Robert Young, Madge Evans, Walter Huston, Jimmy Durante, Eugene Pallette, Sterling Holloway
Plot: Seaman Tommy Knowlton (Montgomery) is on leave in Italy. He falls in love with Joan Standish (Evans). Unfortunately, Joan is both married and the daughter of his commander, TJ Toler (Huston). Back on the boat, the tension between Knowlton and Toler grows because of the situation.

Images

Year: 1934
Director: Edwin L. Marin
Starring: Robert Young, Madge Evans, Otto Kruger, Una Merkel, Ted Healy, George Meeker
Plot: Julie Bell (Evans) is an ex-pat living in Paris. She beings to fall for Pat Wells (Young), a nice guy who doesn’t seem to have much of a future. She thinks she’d be better off marrying Sam Colt (Kruger), a war correspondent. Colt goes off the China to cover a story, and Julie remains in Paris to be a fashion reporter.

Images

Year: 1934
Director: Richard Boleslawski
Cast: Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, Nat Pendelton, Ted Healy, C. Henry Gordon
Plot: Showgirl Letty Morris (Evans) hops a bus to Hollywood to get away from Legs Caffy (Pendleton), a gangster with a crush on her. He follows, however, so she cozies up to Paul Porter (Montgomery), without realizing he’s an escaped fugitive being chased by the cops.

Images

Also Known As: Three Broadway Girls
Year: 1932
Director: Lowell Sherman
Cast: Joan Blondell, Madge Evans, Ina Claire, Lowell Sherman, David Manners
Plot: Arrogant and conniving gold digger Jean (Claire) returns to New York to live with her friends Schatzi (Blondell) and Polaire (Evans). The night of Jean’s return, the trio goes out with Polaire’s fiancee, Dey (Manners), and his friend Boris (Sherman). The evening sets up and ongoing story of the three ladies stealing and swapping partners.

Images

Year: 1933
Director: Richard Boleslawski
Cast: Madge Evans, Otto Kruger, Una Merkel, Alice Brady, May Robson, Eddie Nugent, Phillip Holmes, Hedda Hopper, Florine McKinney, Isabel Jewel
Plot: Letty Lawson (Evans) gets a job at a high class beauty salon with help from her friend Carol (Merkel). She and Carol move in with coworker Jane (McKinney), and the three women proceed to have their own romantic problems. Letty falls in love with Mr. Sherwood (Kruger), the husband of one of her clients. Carol puts aside romantic notions and sets out to snare herself an old, rich husband. Jane secretly dates Burt (Holmes), the son of their boss (Hopper).

Images

Year: 1931
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Cast: Lionel Barrymore, Madge Evans, Kay Francis, C. Aubrey Smith, Polly Moran, Alan Mowbry
Plot: Richard Grant (Barrymore) is a successful lawyer who believes that his many years of dealing with crime has taught him how to commit the perfect murder. He’s working for shady cad Gordon Rich (Mowbry) who informs Grant before a dinner party that he intends to marry his daughter, Barbara (Evans). Grant seethes with anger and, after dinner, kills Rich. It’s almost the perfect crime, but Rich’s troubled mistress Marjorie (Francis), becomes suspicious of Grant.

Images

Year: 1933
Director: George Cukor
Cast: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Marie Dressler, Billie Burke, Madge Evans, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Edmund Lowe, Jean Hersholt, Karen Morley
Plot: Millicent Jordan (Burke) plans to throw a dinner party, but things are never as simple as they should be. Her husband Oliver (Lionel Barrymore) has health problems and is concerned about people buying up his company’s stock. Even his oldest friend Carlotta (Dressler) wants to sell. He hopes to get help from Dan Packard (Beery), who is trying to secretly secure the company himself. Packard’s wife, Kitty (Harlow), is a gold digger who is having an affair with Dr. Talbot (Lowe). To make matters even more complicates, Millicent and Oliver’s teenaged daughter Paula (Evans), is having an affair with has been movie star Larry Renault (John Barrymore).
Reviews: Greg Dickson

Images