Easy to Love (Warner Bros.) (1934)

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When Eric arrives, John orders him out of the house and Charlotte goes with him. In the days that follow, John and Carol continually bicker, finally agreeing on a divorcee so that Carol may still loves her husband, has bemarry Eric and John may marry gun to notice John’s neglect, but Charlotte. suspects nothing until she learns Then Janet decides to take a that he is not playing polo as he hand. She marches into the pretends. She hires a detective to check up on him and learns ynnounces that since her parents’ he has a love nest with Charmarriage is a failure, they refuse lotte. So she gets the idea of to risk it and have decided to telling Eric that she is ready for }ecome lovers. This brings a the love affair and asks him to storm of protest, but they leave go with her to an apartment. to go to a hotel, where they Erie is delighted but is surprised yegister as man and wife. in turn when Charlotte opens the John and. Carol rush after door. them —as do Charlotte and Eric, who had learned the news from house one evening with Paul and Carol pushes her way into the apartment and sees John’s hat the butler. The four break into and a freshly lighted cigar. the lovers’ suite and find them Then she goes into the bedin twin beds. John calls a Jusroom and sees John’s dressing tice of the Peace and orders him gown, caught in a closet door to marry the couple, but they where he is hiding. Charlotte refuse. The Justice of the Peace tries to cover up but Carol coolly claims he cannot marry the announces that she and Erie are lovers. When she fails to induce Charlotte to open the door, she invites her and Eric to her home for dinner. Erie is bewildered at the proceedings and doesn’t realize John is in the closet, until the latter rushes into his apartment and orders him _ to keep away from his wife. At home, John, not wishing her couple against their will. Janet then announces that she is willing to marry Paul if John and Carol will give up their lovers. This, of course, is what Carol has been hoping for and John finally decides that he loves his wife, home and his daughter’s happiness more than Charlotte. John and Carol make up. Janet and Paul then jump out of bed to know about his affair with fully clothed and announce that Charlotte, tries to make Carol they had been married that confess her own affair. Charlotte morning. Director ee SERS ORD Rep n William Keighley screen PIOy by se ee Carl Erickson and Manuel Seff Ader pleii OR Dye 2 ne ok a ee David Boehm FromeasPiayby 20 soe ee a ompson -Buchanan PROIDAYO DN Gd Ge Soo ee oS ae Ernest Haller Film Editor __ DESC RG a srt es Se IRN PAU Sc TA Ck a ee es a Orry-Kelly Vitaphone Orchesira Conducted by _. Leo Forbstein Warner Bros. Pictures, Ine. & The Vitaphone Corp. 20 Ue present ‘fEASY TO LOVE”’ 100% with Genevieve Tobin — Adolphe Menjou 15% Mary Astor — Guy Kibbee T3% Edward Everett Horton — Patricia Ellis 60% Directed by William Keighley 20:% A Warner Bros. and Vitaphone Picture 40% Running Time 61 min. | Length 5667 feet Adolphe Menjou Adolphe Menjou was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, of French and Trish parentage. He was educated at Culver Military Academy and Cornell University. He studied mechanical engineering and got a smattering of college theatricals. After graduation he turned to the stage and joined a_ stock company in Cleveland, Ohio. Later he decided on a screen ¢areer and played with several important players, including Marguerite Clark, before the war broke out. He went to the front with the Cornell unit as a private and came out a Captain. Re-entering picture work after the war, his first big success was with Charles Chaplin in “A Woman of Paris.” From that time on he has been playing leading and stellar roles. Some of his more recent pictures include “Convention City,” “Morning Glory,” “The Worst Woman in Paris,’ “The Circus Queen Murder,” “A Farewell To Arms” and “The Front Page.” He was recently signed by Warner Bros.First National on a long term contract. Guy Kibhbee Guy Kibbee. was born in EI Paso, Texas, on March 6th, 1886, weighs 200 pounds and is ) feet 10 inches tall. Launched upon a stage career at an early age, he toured the country innumerable times with various stock companies and won atten tion as one of America’s most capable actors, and, since his introduction to movie audi ences, he has gained a huge following among the fans. His more recent pictures include “Convention City.” “Havana Widows,” “The World Changes,” “Lilly Turner,” “The Silk Express,” “The Life of Jimmy Dolan,” “Girl Missing,” “42nd Street,” “Footlight Parade” and “Gold Diggers of 1933.77 Patricia Ellis Patricia Ellis was born in New York, the daughter of Alexander Leftwich, one of that city’s most noted stage directors and producers. She has been on the stage since the time she was old enough to walk and has appeared in the last few years in such Broadway productions as “The Royal Family,’ “Onee In a Lifetime,” and “Elizabeth the Queen.” Miss Ellis has made remarkable strides toward stardom, playing important roles in “Convention City,” “The World Changes,” “Elmer the Great.” ‘Picture Snatcher,’ “The King’s Vacation,” “Central Park,” “Three On a Match” and “The Narrow Corner.” Paul Kaye Paul Kaye was born in New York City on Washington’s birthday, twenty-one years ago. He attended the publie schools. in Manhattan and supplemented this with courses at New York and Indiana Universities. Being over six feet tall and weighing 170 pounds he was a successful candidate for the football teams. He spent his summers playing in stock and finally decided on the stage as a career, although he is an artist of no mean ability and still does considerable. painting in. oils. His first big opportunity on the stage came with “Lady Luck.” “Hasy To Love” is his first picture. Genevieve Tobin One of the many stars of “Easy to Love.” Mat No. 5, Price 5c. Genevieve Tobin was born in New York City and. edueated there and in Paris. Like so many of her contemporaries, she is a product of the New York stage, but in addition has played much abroad, notably a year at the Queen’s Theatre in London where she was featured in “The Trial of Mary Dugan.” She has played on the screen in “A Lady Surrenders,” “Goodbye Again,” “Dark Hazard,” “I Loved a Woman,” “Pleasure Cruise,” “The Infernal Machine” and “Perfect Understanding,” the latter with Gloria Swanson in a London-made production. GENEVIEVE TOBIN — “Good bye Again,” “Dark Hazard,” “T Loved a Woman,” “Hollywood Speaks,’ “The Gay Dip lomat,” “Up for Murder,” “Seed.” ADOLPHE MENJOU — “Con vention City,” “Morning Glory,” “The Worst Woman in Par's,” “The Murder of the Cireus Queen,” “A Farewell to Arms.” MARY ASTOR — “The World Changes,” “The Kennel Murder Case; “The: 2 aittles|: Giant? “Jennie Gerhardt,’ “A Suecessful Calamity,” “Red Dust.” EDWARD EVERETT HORTON —“Alice in Wonderland,” “The Way to Love,” “Design for Living,” “A Bedtime Story,” “Age for Love,” “Roar of the Dragon,” “Trouble in’ Paradise,” “But the Flesh is Weak.” PATRICIA ELLIS — “Conven tion City,” “The World Changes,” “The Narrow Corner,” “Picture Snatcher,” “The King’s Vacation,” ‘Central Park.” HUGH HERBERT — Coach,” “Convention City,” “From Headquarters,” ‘Footlight Parade,” “Bureau of Missing Persons,’ “Goodbye Again.” GUY KIBBEE — “Convention City,” “Havana Widows,” “The World Changes,” “Footlight Parade,” “The Silk Express,” “Lilly Turner,” “42nd Street.” HOBART CAVANAUGH—“Mayor of Hell,” “Convention City,” “Dark Hazard,” “From Headquarters,” “Havana Widows,” “The Kennel Murder Case.” ROBERT GREIG—“Mind Reader,” “Jewel Robbery,” “The Tenderfoot,” “Tonight or Never,” “Beauty and the Boss,” “Man Wanted,” “Female.” HAROLD WALDRIDGE — “She “College Had to Say Yes,” “Blessed Event,”: “Five, Star :Final,” “High Pressure,’ “Alias © the Doctor.” ‘versity. Mary Astor Mary Astor was born in Quincy, Illinois, where her father was a teacher in the local schools. Later she went to Chicago where her mother secured a position as teacher in the Kenwood Loring school for girls. Mary entered the same school to study diction and drama. She entered a beauty contest conducted by a motion picture magazine and won an honorable mention in the preliminaries. So she went to New York, got into the finals and came out second. Mary then got work in a New York studio playing in short subjects and finally was selected to play opposite Huntley Gordon. Later she. played leads with Eugene O’Brien and slenn Hunter. Finally she turned to. Holly wood where she appeared in a number of outstanding features. Among her most recent pictures are “Convention City,” “The World Changes,” “Jennie Gerhardt,’ “The Kennel Murder Case,” “A Successful Calamity” and “The Little Giant.” She is married and has a baby daughter. Edward E. Horton Edward Everett Horton was born in Brooklyn, New “York, and educated at Columbia UniHis stage career began at the age of twenty, when he joied the chorus of a eomic opera company playing Gilbert and Sullivan operas on Staten Island. He was on the stage thirteen years, playing in such productions as “The First Year,” “Smilin? Through,” “Lilae Time,” “The Beggar on Horseback” and “The Nervous Wreck” among others. He started his sereen career a little more than six years ago, appearing in “The Front Page.” “Lilac Time,” “Ruggles of Red Gap,” “Sonny Boy” and others. Horton returned to the stage in 1928 and for two years was engaged in producing his own shows. Back to the screen again his most recent pictures include “Alice in Wonderland,” “Design For Living,” “The Way to Love,” “Age For Love” and “A Bedtime Story.” Hugh Herbert Hugh Herbert was born in New York City and was educated in the publie schools there. After finishing high school, he got a position with the Fall River, Massachusetts, stock company. Later he returned to New York, playing in more than sixty plays and sketches there and in other cities. He went to Los Angeles with the musical comedy, “Exposures of 1927” and shortly thereafter was engaged to play in pictures, although he had had some experience before that. Herbert collaborated with Murray Roth in writing the first all-talking picture, “Lights of New York,” which was produced by Warner Bros. He has written a number of screen plays, notable: among them, “The Great Gabbo” for Erie Von Stroheim. His recent pictures include “Convention City.” “The World Changes,” “From Headquarters,” “College Coach,” “Footlight Parade,” “The ‘Narrow Corner,” “Bureau of Missing Persons,” “Goodbye Again” and “She Had to Say Yes.” Page Thirteen