The Masquers Club: The Pre-Code Comedies Collection
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- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Released: June 20, 2017
- Originally Released: 1931
- Label: Alpha Video
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Ned Sparks, Dorothy Granger, Olaf Hytten, Laura La Plante, Mary Carr & James Finlayson|
|Directed by||Mark Sandrich & Albert Ray|
Description by OLDIES.com:
THE WIDE OPEN SPACES; OR, THE COWBOY'S LAMENT (1931): Sheriff Jack Rancid romances saintly schoolteacher Rose Runner in this send-up of Westerns in the vein of William S. Hart. Starring Ned Sparks, Antonio Moreno, and Dorothy Sebastian. Directed by Arthur Rosson.
THRU THIN AND THICKET; OR, WHO'S ZOO IN AFRICA (1933): Tarkana, the mighty Queen of the Jungle, must save her reporter boyfriend from being boiled alive by a tribe of cannibals. Considered by many to be the best of the series, Thru Thin and Thicket is directed by Mark Sandrich, later renowned for his work with Fred Astaire, including The Gay Divorcee (1934), Top Hat (1935), and Holiday Inn (1942). Starring Dorothy Granger, Eddie Borden, and James Finlayson.
LOST IN LIMEHOUSE; OR, LADY ESMERELDA'S PREDICAMENT (1933): "Sheerluck Jones" and "Doctor Hotson" rescue prim and proper Lady Esmerelda from the devil doctor of Limehouse. Starring Olaf Hytten, Laura La Plante, and Walter Byron. Directed by Otto Brewer.
THE MOONSHINER'S DAUGHTER; OR, ABROAD IN OLD KENTUCKY (1933): A spoof of the Hatfield-McCoy feud, in which hillbilly families the "Ratfields" and the "Catfields" fight over pretty Lucile Brown. Starring Mary Carr and Russell Simpson. Directed by Albert Ray.
STOLEN BY GYPSIES; OR, BEER AND BICYCLES (1933): The Gay Nineties were never zanier! Charles Ray hops on his penny-farthing bicycle after Barbara Sheldon is snatched by gypsies. With Sam Hardy and William Farnum. Directed by Albert Ray.
- Sales Rank: 15,901
- UPC: 089218796691
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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