Showing posts with label Fredric March. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fredric March. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

On This Day in 1932....Merrily We Go to Hell and Singapore Sue.

So on this day in 1932, Cary Grant featured in his 3rd full length feature film but also in his film debut.

Singapore Sue:

So this short film is considered to be Cary Grant's film debut. 
The film runs for approx 10 minutes and was filmed in New York.

Cary Grant takes the main role as a sailor on shore leave.

The short film didn't get released until the same time as his 3rd full length feature (see below)

Apparently for this short he is credited as Archie Leach!!

With Anna Chang and Joe Wong.

Written and Directed by Casey Robinson
Running time: 10 minutes

Merrily We Go to Hell:

Cary Grant plays the leading man on stage of the play written by its main character, played by Fredric March.

With Adrienne Allen

With main stars Sylvia Sidney and Fredric March.

With Sylvia Sidney.

Directed by Dorothy Arzner
Produced and Distributed by Paramount Publix
Running time: 88 minutes

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

On this Day...The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

The Eagle and the Hawk was Cary Grant's 10th full length feature film.

Also starring Fredric March and Carole Lombard, the story of flying aces and  the trauma of war.

The New York Times noted,"Here is a drama told with a praiseworthy sense of realism, and the leading role portrayed very efficiently by Fredric March....there are noteworthy impersonations by Cary Grant, Sir Guy Standing,and Miss Lombard."

Lobby Cards:

Directed by Stuart Walker
Produced and distributed by Paramount Publix
Running time: 72 minutes