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Multcolib My Librarian Rachael: Effervescent pre-code movies

Trouble in Paradise
Trouble in Paradise (DVD - 2002 ) DVD Comedy TROUBLE Available in some locations

Annotation:Director Lubistch made movies that sparkled, with wit and sophistication that has not been matched since.

Gold Diggers of 1933
Gold Diggers of 1933 (DVD - 2006 ) DVD Musicals GOLD Available in some locations

Annotation:This Busby Berkeley extravaganza includes such naughty numbers as "Petting in the Park."

Platinum Blonde
Platinum Blonde (DVD - 2003 ) DVD Comedy PLATINUM Available in some locations

Annotation:In Frank Capra's 1931 comedy salty Smith marries sultry rich girl Jean Harlow, but perhaps fellow reporter Loretta Young is a better match.

42nd Street
42nd Street (DVD - 2006 ) DVD Musicals FORTY All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Busby Berkeley musical with some amazing visuals and frisky lyrics. " Little nifties from the Fifties, innocent and sweet,/ Sexy ladies from the Eighties who are indiscreet,/ They're side by side, they're glorified, Where the underworld can meet the elite/ Naughty, Gawdy, bawdy, sporty, Forty-second Street!"

The Smiling Lieutenant
The Smiling Lieutenant (DVD - 2007 ) DVD Musicals SMILING Available in some locations

Annotation:Another Lubitsch confection. Here Claudette Colbert sings "Jazz up your lingerie" as an instruction to Miriam Hopkins -- who is married to Colbert's paramour, Maurice Chevalier.

She Done Him Wrong
She Done Him Wrong (DVD - 2008 ) DVD Comedy SHE Available in some locations

Annotation:Bawdy singer Mae West seducers a very young Cary Grant in this 1933 comedy.

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Movies that show our great-grandparents had desires and foibles just like our own. And that they were very funny and had great gams.


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