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Kick-In (1931); Her Wedding Night (1930)

Kick-In (1931)
February 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Kick-In (1931)

Directed by Richard Wallace

Bow plays Molly, the strong-willed wife of an ex-con (Toomey) struggling to go straight. When her husband becomes unwittingly mired in a jewel heist gone wrong, Molly plunges into the underworld to save him and their marriage. A gritty, full-throttle crime drama, Kick-In was Bow’s first film after the trial of her former personal assistant Daisy DeVoe on charges of blackmail and embezzlement.

Paramount Publix Corp. Screenwriter:  Adaptation Bartlett Cormack. Cinematographer: Victor Milner. Cast: Clara Bow, Regis Toomey, Wynne Gibson, Leslie Fenton, Donald Crisp. 

35mm, b/w, 75 min

Her Wedding Night (1930)

Directed by Frank Tuttle

A comedy farce set in the south of France, Her Wedding Night finds Clara Bow playing a familiar role as a popular American film actress, Norma Martin. Sharing a train with composer Larry Charters (Forbes), Norma is entangled in a complicated situation when, due to language barriers and mistaken identities, Larry’s attempt to escape his throng of admirers inadvertently leads to their marriage. 

Paramount Publix Corp. Screenwriter:  Henry Myers. Cinematographer:  Harry Fischbeck. Editor:  Doris Drought. Cast: Clara Bow, Ralph Forbes, Charles Ruggles, Skeets Gallagher. 

35mm, b/w, 78 min.