Ever Since Eve is a 1937 romantic comedy film starring Marion Davies (in her final film) and Robert Montgomery. Plot Marge Winton (Marion Davies) is fed up with having to quit job after job to avoid the advances of lecherous bosses. When she goes to the employment agency, she is surprised to discover that she is too beautiful for one position. So she gives herself a makeover, hiding her blond curls under a dark, severe wig, putting on glasses, and wearing a drab, unflattering dress.
Love Me Tonight is a 1932 musical comedy film produced and directed by Rouben Mamoulian, with music by Rodgers and Hart. It stars Maurice Chevalier as a tailor who poses as a nobleman and Jeanette MacDonald as a princess with whom he falls in love. It also stars Charles Ruggles as a penniless nobleman, along with Charles Butterworth and Myrna Loy as members of his family.
Casanova Brown is a 1944 American romantic comedy film directed by Sam Wood, and starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Frank Morgan. Written by Thomas Mitchell (the actor), Floyd Dell, and Nunnally Johnson, the film was nominated for three Academy Awards: for Best Score (Arthur Lange), Best Sound, Recording (Thomas T. Moulton) and Best Art Direction (Perry Ferguson, Julia Heron).
The Lady Eve is a 1941 American screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda. The film is based on a story by Monckton Hoffe about a mismatched couple who meet on board a luxury liner. In 1994, The Lady Eve was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."
Front Page Woman is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz. The screenplay by Roy Chanslor, Laird Doyle, and Lillie Hayward is based on the novel Women Are Bum Newspapermen by Richard Macauley. CAST: Bette Davis as Ellen Garfield George Brent as Curt Devlin Roscoe Karns as Toots O'Grady Wini Shaw as Inez Cordoza Walter Walker as Judge Hugo Rickard J. Carrol Naish as Robert Cardoza June Martel as Olive Wilson J. Farrell MacDonald as Hallohan
Twentieth Century Theatrical release poster Directed by Howard Hawks Produced by Howard Hawks Written by Unproduced play: Charles Bruce Millholland Play and screenplay: Charles MacArthur Ben Hecht Uncredited: Gene Fowler Preston Sturges Starring John Barrymore Carole Lombard Music by Howard Jackson Louis Silvers Harry M. Woods Cinematography Joseph H. August Editing by Gene Havlick Distributed by Columbia Pictures Release date(s) May 3, 1934
The Awful Truth is a 1937 screwball comedy film starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant. The plot concerns the machinations of a soon-to-be-divorced couple, played by Dunne and Grant, who go to great lengths to try to ruin each other's romantic escapades. The film was directed by Leo McCarey, who won the Academy Award for Best Director, and was written by Viña Delmar, with uncredited assistance from Sidney Buchman and Leo McCarey, from the 1922 play by Arthur Richman.