REMEMBER LAST NIGHT?
1935, Universal, 81 min, Dir: James Whale

Director James Whale (FRANKENSTEIN, BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN) goes screwball with this charming mystery comedy. After a night of debauchery at a friend’s party, a couple (Tony Young and Constance Cummings) awakens the following morning to discover a murdered body. A police investigation ensues, but all of the witnesses were so drunk during the party that no one can remember a lick about the crime!


RUGGLES OF RED GAP
1935, Universal, 92 min, Dir: Leo McCarey

This McCarey classic stars Charles Laughton as a veddy proper English valet who’s won in a poker game by a man from the Wild West (Charlie Ruggles), setting off a culture clash. With Mary Boland, ZaSu Pitts, Roland Young, Leila Hyams and many others. Remember: Always bring the pot to the kettle!


THE MAD MISS MANTON
1938, Warner Brothers, 80 min, Dir: Leigh Jason

Beautiful, charismatic Melsa Manton (a radiant Barbara Stanwyck) discovers a dead body, but when the corpse mysteriously disappears, the police and press accuse the charming socialite of being an irresponsible prankster. It is up to Melsa to prove them wrong, and to be fabulous once more. With Henry Fonda and Sam Levene.


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