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San Francisco 1936

Clark Gable … Blackie Norton
Jeanette MacDonald … Mary Blake

Spencer Tracy … Father Mullin
Jack Holt … Jack Burley
Jessie Ralph … Mrs. Burley
Ted Healy … Mat
Shirley Ross … Trixie
Margaret Irving … Della Bailey

Runtime: 115 min.

Mary Blake arrives at Blackie Norton’s Paradise gambling hall and beer garden looking for work as a singer. Blackie embarrasses her by asking to see her legs, but does hire her. She faints from hunger. Nob Hill Socialite Jack Burley and Maestro Baldini of the Tivoli Opera House see her singing and offer her a chance to do opera, but Blackie has her under a two-year contract which she sorrowfully stands by. Later, when he makes up posters featuring Mary in tights, she does leave for the Tivoli. Blackie gets an injunction against Burley, but knocks out the process server when he hears Mary’s performance as Marguerite in “Faust”. She asks her to marry him and she agrees to go back to the Paradise as his kind of singer, but Blackie’s childhood chum Father Tim intervenes. After Blackie slugs the priest, Mary leaves. She is soon the star of the Tivoli and Blackie’s place is closed down…Enjoy!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028216/

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7 Responses

  1. bethany says:

    Lovely film even though Jeanette kept piping up every 2 minutes haha….but I love the Earthquake scene, very good graphics for 1936!

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  2. Bogie says:

    Thanks a bunch..
    Don’t know if you noticed i mentioned a couple of requests in wife vs. secretary response, could ya upload them anytime soon too???
    Cheerio!

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  3. bogie says:

    It’s not working, saying video unavailable.. Please do something soon… Waiting desperately!!!!!!

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  4. Natalie says:

    David,

    Just so you know, when I try to play these videos they say “video not found”. :(

    ~Natalie

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