Marry the Girl (1937)

65-66 or 68 mins | Comedy | 1 July 1937

Director:

William McGann

Cinematographer:

Arthur L. Todd

Editor:

Warren Low

Production Designer:

Max Parker

Production Company:

Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
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HISTORY

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PERSONAL & COMPANY INDEX CREDITS
CREDIT
HISTORY CREDITS
CREDIT TYPE
CREDIT
General (mod):
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Daily Variety
6 Jul 1937
p. 3
Film Daily
13 Jul 1937
p. 4
Hollywood Reporter
31 Dec 1936
p. 3
Hollywood Reporter
9 Jul 1937
p. 2
Motion Picture Daily
8 Jul 1937
p. 4
Motion Picture Herald
13 Feb 1937
p. 50
Motion Picture Herald
14 Aug 1937
p. 60
New York Times
31 Jul 1937
p. 6
Variety
4 Aug 1937
p. 18
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Mervyn LeRoy Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Dial dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
Exec prod
WRITERS
Scr
Contr to trmt
PHOTOGRAPHY
Arthur Todd
Photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
COSTUMES
Gowns
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the story "Marry the Girl" by Edward Hope in American Magazine (Aug-Dec 1935).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 July 1937
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
26 July 1937
LP7303
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
65-66 or 68
Length(in feet):
6,110
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
PCA No:
3034
SYNOPSIS

Miss Ollie Radway, one of the owners of Radway Features Syndicate, orders Drake, the managing editor of the newspaper, to keep her niece Virginia away from the paper. When he objects, she fires him, saying she believes the job is so easy that she will give it to the first man who walks through the door. This man turns out to be David Partridge, an ineffectual employee. As soon as Drake leaves, chaos hits the newspaper. After Dr. Stryker, who writes a psychiatric column, quits his job, Ollie invites him to dinner, hoping to convince him to stay. Unfortunately for her plans, Virginia has invited Dimitri Kyeff, an artist also working at the newspaper, as her guest. Stryker and Dimitri quarrel and both storm off. Ollie sends Partridge after them. As he leaves, Virginia tells Partridge of her plans to elope with Dimitri and asks for his help. Despite his own love for Virginia, Partridge agrees, but Ollie discovers the plan and stops the elopement. To remove Virginia from temptation, Ollie pretends that her brother John must go to Stryker's sanitarium and suggests that Virginia drive him. Dimitri, who has no money, moves in with Partridge. Then Forrester, the cartoonist, shows up at Partridge's apartment, totally drunk. Partridge decides to take him to Dr. Stryker's to sober up, not knowing that Virginia is on her way there. At the sanitarium, Dimitri learns that Virginia has no money of her own and immediately transfers his affections to Ollie. Because he loves her, Partridge helps Virginia escape from the sanitarium. While stopped at a cafe, they ...

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Miss Ollie Radway, one of the owners of Radway Features Syndicate, orders Drake, the managing editor of the newspaper, to keep her niece Virginia away from the paper. When he objects, she fires him, saying she believes the job is so easy that she will give it to the first man who walks through the door. This man turns out to be David Partridge, an ineffectual employee. As soon as Drake leaves, chaos hits the newspaper. After Dr. Stryker, who writes a psychiatric column, quits his job, Ollie invites him to dinner, hoping to convince him to stay. Unfortunately for her plans, Virginia has invited Dimitri Kyeff, an artist also working at the newspaper, as her guest. Stryker and Dimitri quarrel and both storm off. Ollie sends Partridge after them. As he leaves, Virginia tells Partridge of her plans to elope with Dimitri and asks for his help. Despite his own love for Virginia, Partridge agrees, but Ollie discovers the plan and stops the elopement. To remove Virginia from temptation, Ollie pretends that her brother John must go to Stryker's sanitarium and suggests that Virginia drive him. Dimitri, who has no money, moves in with Partridge. Then Forrester, the cartoonist, shows up at Partridge's apartment, totally drunk. Partridge decides to take him to Dr. Stryker's to sober up, not knowing that Virginia is on her way there. At the sanitarium, Dimitri learns that Virginia has no money of her own and immediately transfers his affections to Ollie. Because he loves her, Partridge helps Virginia escape from the sanitarium. While stopped at a cafe, they are kidnapped by gangsters, but Partridge's signals are seen by a Boy Scout, who brings the police. Then Partridge and Forrester, who was hidden in the car, find a stash of guns in a closet and shoot their way out of the room. When they return to the sanitarium, they learn that Ollie and Dimitri have married, leading Partridge to announce his engagement to Virginia.

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