The exmrs bradford 1936 screwball comedy mystery william powell jean arthur james gleason eric blore robert armstrong also erin obrienmoore, grant mitchell, lila lee etc. Bradford doesnt have the staying power of the best of powells classic thin man series, but its delightful movie youll watch over and over again. I loved thembut i had my ticket to paris in my pocket and anyway, julie andrews was great and so was audrey hepburn in the film. Like william powells previous rko effort star of midnight, the exmrs. Welcome danger 1929, a comedy with harold lloyd investigating murders in san franciscos chinatown. Money back guarantee ensures you receive the item you ordered or get your money back. William powell made the thin man movies and many other detective films. Todays film seems to be entrenched in the mode of the thin man was a great success, what else do we have thats like it. John performed in well over 300 films and shorts and was the. Bradford was an attempt to cash in on the popularity of powells thin man films. King kong is a 1933 american precode monster adventure film directed and produced by merian c. Bradford was the last film directed by stephen roberts before his untimely death of a heart attack at the age of 40, two months after the pictures release. The screenplay by james ashmore creelman and ruth rose was developed from an idea conceived by cooper and edgar wallace. The bulk of the papers date from the 1930s to 1991.
This movie is very similar to the thin man series, complete with the gathering of suspects at the end. See the full list of cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. One of the arthurs sexiest comments somehow got past the censors. The complete list of films coming to the criterion channel in april 2020.
This movie is very similar to the thin man series, complete with the gathering of. Bradford free watch movie online in hd streaming movie. Whilst not strictly a detective movie william powell here plays dr. Few would care to remember the titles, save two which starred katharine hepburn in the early part of her career, break of hearts and a woman rebels. Get the best deals on comedy region code 0all region freeworldwide dvds when you shop the largest online. Stephen roberts last film at rko studio he died at age 40 is a rehash of star of midnight which he made the previous year. But through horse trainer mike north, brad is embroiled in the case of a jockey who died of. But through horse trainer mike north, brad is embroiled in the case of a jockey who died of heart failure during a race. Ausfuhrliche filmbeschreibung worum geht es bei the exmrs. Bradford movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on movies. While certainly utilising the comic talents of its two stars, the exmrs. Behind the entirely metaphorio petticoats of the exmrs. A 17film tribute to the quintessential comedic leading lady.
He was prominent in fraternity circles, being a member of s. If youve been wishing there was another thin man movie, this is it. Look what i found for sale recently while searching for jaws images online. The score was unlike any that came before and marked a significant change in the history of film music. Stay in the know with the latest movie news and cast interviews at movies. Brad bradford and exwife paula are surprisingly romantic. Comedy region code 0all region freeworldwide dvds for. The only reason i can give for the enthusiasm of other critics, is that they are actually watching a vastly different print.
Bradford william powell has both a butler and a chauffeur, and the exmrs. Its exciting and lively, however, and the best plan is to enjoy it while it. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Bradford is a cute movie but it plays the fact that its a direct ripoff of the the thin man on its sleeve. The jean arthur papers include scrapbooks, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, publications, tape recordings, and family papers. Bradford teams up with his ex wife to solve the race track murders. A number of mercury theatre veterans appear in the film. A mystery film is a genre of film that revolves around the solution of a problem or a crime. Cheyney, starring norma shearer, walter pidgeon may 11, 1942 duration. Bradford 1936 film complet en francais a 20180725t18.
Bradford 1936 vostfr posted on may 21, 2017 by admin with no comments regarder film the exmrs. The exmrs bradford 1936 william powell jean arthur. If you pin us down, we should have to confess that the new film is a tale of. This movie is very similar to the thin man series, complete with the gathering of suspects at the. Roberts began his career in 1924 and turned out more than 60 pictures many of them comedies over the next 12 years. It focuses on the efforts of the detective, private investigator or amateur sleuth to solve the mysterious circumstances of an issue by means of clues, investigation, and clever deduction the plot often centers on the deductive ability, prowess, confidence, or diligence of the. Bradford 1936, with william powell and jean arthur as a sleuthing couple. William powell full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Bradford who turns up at the beginning of the film to have physician bradford powell served a subpoena for nonpayment of alimony. But through horse trainer mike north brad is embroiled in the case of a jockey who died of heart failure during a race. Bradford 1936 lacks an interesting script, becoming so halfheartedlydistracted by its main characters that the supporting cast the very people whose movements we should be scrutinising are anonymous wax figures.
Bradford regarder des films avec soustitres francais gratuitement. The exmrs bradford has him playing virtually the same role, but without myrna loy. Steiner completed the score in six weeks and recorded it with a 46piece orchestra. A virtually unrecognizable joseph cotten plays the medical examiner. This was the last film directed by stephen roberts before his untimely death from a heart attack. Bradford 1936 is a romantic comedymystery film, mimicking the success of the thin man series. William powell list of movies and tv shows tv guide. Bradford 1936 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses. Thankfully the two leads, william powell see what i mean and jean. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Brad bradford and ex wife paula are surprisingly romantic. Jun 28, 2015 many critics tout 1939 as the wunderyear of hollywood film and that is quite true, but if there was one year that was pivotal in the operation of each of the five major film studios it was 1936. Bradford was obtained by mixing half a dozen other plots in a hat.
Bradford duree 1h 53 min langue vostfr francais pixels sdds. Lawrence brad bradford powell divorced mystery author paula arthur for dragging him along on real life murdermystery plots that put him in danger. Tcm schedule for thursday, january 12, 2017 star of the. William powell doesnt have any movies playing in theaters.
Nick charles in 6 thin man movies 19341947 and as the goodhearted father in 1947s life with father. Lawrence brad bradford william powell and his ex wife, paula jean arthur, are still in love in spite of their divorce. Lawrence brad bradford william powell and his exwife, paula jean arthur, are still in love in spite of their divorce. Paula and brad combine to act as sleuths, bringing all the suspects together at a riotous dinner. They divorced because brad hated being dragged into murder mysteries to which mystery writer paula is addicted. Bradford 1936 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Bradford trailers and video, including teasers, extended looks, exclusive clips, footage, sneak peeks, interviews, and more on moviefone. Bradford, the movie clip my assistants just resigned. William powell and myrna loy in libeled lady 1936 have you been proposed to. William powell 18921984 seems to be only remembered for two film roles.
A detective teams with his exwife to solve a murder. A wealthy mystery writer uses her doctor exhusbands nonpayment of alimony to coerce him into a. William powell and jean arthur star as a divorced couple who investigate a murder at a racetrack. Bradford with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at. Thats how turner classic movies describes its january 07 homage to jean arthur, columbias reigning queen from the mid1930s to the mid1940s and one of my alltime favorite performers. Besides, anything that argento does is light years ahead of the best jess franco film, so there. The 10 best detective movies of the 1930s attaboy clarence. Jan 12, 2017 the cast of the film studied the performances given by the actors in the play and tried to emulate them as much as possible. Biloxi daily herald newspaper archives, sep 7, 1936, p. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of the exmrs. There was a notable difference in quality in the releases of 1936 compared to those made prior to 1935. Bradford film from wikimedia commons, the free media repository.
They only kill their masters 1972, with james garner as a smalltown lawman solving a murder with the help of veterinarian katharine ross. William powell, jean arthur, james gleason, robert. It is rumored however, that the film was destroyed immediately after its viewing by the cast of the movie and it has not been heard of or found since. Bradford was an attempt to cash in on the popularity of powells arthur films.
Jean arthur teams with william powell in a playful murder mystery that proves myrna loy isnt the only beautiful, flutyvoiced comedienne who. Bradford, theres a fair amount of sleuthing to be had, as dark. Like william powells previous rko effort arthur, the exmrs. Paulas obsession with murder mysteries remains a wedge between. They divorced because brad hated being dragged into murder mysteries, to which mystery writer paula is addicted. Celebrating obscure but worthwhile genre films scifi, fantasy, horror, mysterythrillers, and westerns from the 1930s through the 1980s. Reluctant doctor bradford william powell brings snoopy former wife paula jean arthur and aide stokes eric blore to the morgue, later getting a call from horse trainer north frank thomas, then more surprises, in the exmrs.
Pre1940, originalsunited states, lobby cards, movie. I enjoyed the movie because of powell and arthurs snappy dialogue and good performances. When he awakens, he discovers that arthur has set up some projection equipment, and is running a film of a minister reciting the wedding vows. Bradford dvd, 2010 at the best online prices at ebay. The ex mrs bradford is the sort of film that gives old movies a bad name.
Having completed his brief apprenticeship, the son moved to poverty row with rko, writing two or three screenplays per year. The mystery plot meanders around and is a little confusing, but the snappy dialogue keeps things moving. The bridegroom is a native biloxian, a graduate of the public schools and of university of mississippi, where he completed his law course two years ago. Welles, who rewrote the script in just a matter of days, did not read the novel on which it was based until after he had completed the film. If ever a film has dated its this one and i doubt if even the most uncritical member of a modern audience would have anything good to say about it. Pre1940, originalsunited states, lobby cards, movie memorabilia, entertainment memorabilia page 16.
Track the films you watch 2014 classic horror film board. Her absense is well filled by the lady who plays powells ex hoping to be future wife. Jean arthur was born gladys greene in new york in 1900. Paulas obsession with murder mysteries remains a wedge between them, until brad comes across a shifty horse trainer and the suspicious death of a jockey midrace.185 741 266 213 980 1152 1381 569 498 396 893 374 409 628 712 3 1175 1221 420 551 71 514 132 1495 504 904 521 732 122