Thursday, July 14, 2011

The Bride Walks Out(1936).

The Bride Walks Out(1936). Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond and Robert Young.

The story begins when fashion model Carolyn agrees to quit her well paying job and live on Michael's small earnings as an engineer.  After their wedding ceremony, Carolyn, gets into a heated argument with Michael. After which, Michael gets into a fight and is arrested. While the couple is in court, Carolyn meets wealthy Hugh McKenzie, who falls in love with her at first sight and pays Michael's fine.

Unable to keep up their payments, Carolyn loses the furniture on New Year's Eve and gets drunk with Donovan, the repossesser and Hugh and Mattie Dodson, Paul's wife.

Later, at a New Year's Eve party. When Carolyn and Michael arrive home, they find that Hugh has replaced all of the repossessed furniture. Carolyn, wants to repay Hugh and secretly goes back to work. Will Michael ever find out the truth and walk out on her?

This charming movie makes light of some of those old fashioned sexist ideas made for a different time.

Helen Broderick (August 11, 1891 – September 25, 1959) was  known for her comic roles, as a wisecracking sidekick.

She is best known for her performance in the film, Fifty Million Frenchmen.

In the early 1930's, she performed in the films: The Band Wagon, As Thousands Cheer, Fifty Million Frenchmen, the Astaire-Rogers movies Top Hat and Swing Time.

The wife of actor Lester Crawford, she was the mother of Academy Award-winning actor Broderick Crawford.

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