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Name the pre-1970 film

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He throws his musical instrument off the Golden Gate Bridge. He buys a little house, works in the shipyards and the couple help the daughter with her physical therapy. Years pass she is a teenager and able to walk with a cane. ( no cracks about LA and SF bridge. please) the daughter was in an boarding school in SF when they are on the road. That's when she gets a disease that was a big scare in the 50's. They move to LA after they pick her up in SF.

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Yes, *The Five Pennies* - Red Nichols bio starring Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel

Geddes and Tuesday Weld.I've always liked this film. Good work, your thread.

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The rich business man is gauche in affairs of the heart, so he turns to his valet for instruction.

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No, this movie appeared before Kate Hepburn came to Hollywood.

 

The valet in the movie is famous for supporting the top movie stars--but he doesn't usually play servants. He usually plays professors, lawyers or imparsarios and became a famous part of a classic series of musicals.

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While the valet is showing the business magnate how to approace a lady romantically, an electrician comes to change a light bulb and gets the wrong impresssion.--Obviously a pre-code movie

 

Edited by: cujas on Jan 29, 2011 4:10 PM

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Millionaire business may is stood up and decides to "chercher la femme" on a steamliner to Europe.

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Exactly where do you want to move to?

 

The star of this film 1930 film, also starred in a silent film with the same title.

 

He was an Iconic Mega Silent Movie Star trying to break into the talkies.

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No--but the director transitioned into the talkies and had great success and worked up into the 1950's.

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Back to the plot--the star, a millionaire Wall Street Whiz Bang, is wiped out by the crash.

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The actor playing the business tycoon in this movie was one of the biggest stars of the silent era.

 

With all the clues--can you name this pre-code movie?

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I knew it would take a lady--to have the patience to break through on this one!

 

It's a cute piece of history.

 

And now it's all about Lana--

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Gentlemen are not impatient and they're very considerate like Ashley Wilkes in *GWTW*.

 

To the victor belongs the spoils--It's Lana!

 

Edited by: cujas on Feb 10, 2011 5:41 PM

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