Sunday, February 7, 2021

Forsaking All Others, 1934

First viewing

This is one of those movies you watch because you like everyone in it. Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Clark Gable, Billie Burke and an early Rosalind Russell plus gowns by Adrian allowed me to enjoy this light screwball, and I really dislike screwballs. I find a man wearing a woman’s dressing gown after his clothes got wet to be desperately unfunny. However, look at this gown. And the other one, too.

Also, it has one these permanent wave machines in it. And she’s on the phone.

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