Tag Archives: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Paul L. Stein – Mimi (1935)

Synopsis:
The story of a struggling playwright in 1850s Paris who is inspired by a consumptive young woman he falls in love with. Based on Henri Murger’s novel `La Vie de Boheme’. Read More »

Henry Koster – The Rage of Paris (1938)

Quote:
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre’d at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a handsome millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole’s plan may be thwarted by Bill’s friend, Jim Trevor, who’s met Nicole before and sees through her plot. Read More »

Richard Wallace – The Young in Heart (1938)

The Carletons make a living as card sharps and finding new suckers to mooch off of. When their latest scam backfires, they are asked to leave Monte Carlo. At the train station, they meet Miss Fortune, a very wealthy but lonely elderly lady. As a reward for saving her life after the train derails, Miss Fortune invites the Carletons to come live with her. The family hopes that by winning her affection, they can eventually be named sole beneficiaries in her will. But will a change of heart soften their mercenary feelings before that time comes? Read More »