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Hold Your Man (1933) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Sam Wood and Bernard H. Hyman.

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Pre-Code Crazy: Hold Your Man (1933)

By shadowsandsatin on May 11, 2017 From Shadows and Satin

I’ll admit it. Hold Your Man (1933) isn?t my favorite pre-Code. It starts off great, but it kinda goes off the rails toward the end. Still, there?s something about it that I absolutely love. In fact, there?s lots about it that I love. The film stars Clark Gable as Eddie, a small-time con man, ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HOLD YOUR MAN (1933)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 9, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Directed by Sam Wood, Hold Your Man (1933) is a Pre-Code women’s prison story with Jean Harlow as the primary jailbird and Clark Gable as the career con man who lands her there. Put those elements and stars together, and you’re certain to get one crackerjack of a picture, but despite its... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HOLD YOUR MAN (1933)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 9, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Directed by Sam Wood, Hold Your Man (1933) is a Pre-Code women’s prison story with Jean Harlow as the primary jailbird and Clark Gable as the career con man who lands her there. Put those elements and stars together, and you’re certain to get one crackerjack of a picture, but despite its... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HOLD YOUR MAN (1933)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 9, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Directed by Sam Wood, Hold Your Man (1933) is a Pre-Code women’s prison story with Jean Harlow as the primary jailbird and Clark Gable as the career con man who lands her there. Put those elements and stars together, and you’re certain to get one crackerjack of a picture, but despite its... Read full article


My Dynamic Duos Blogathon Entry: "Hold Your Man," or Prison Frisson

By David on Jul 14, 2013 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

This is part of the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon, co-sponsored by Annmarie at Classic Movie Hub and Aurora of Once Upon a Screen. Of the half dozen films that Clark Gable and Jean Harlow made together, the 1933 film "Hold Your Man" is the only one where you're going to see crying -- fr... Read full article


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Quotes from

Gypsy: Who are you?
Ruby: I'm the Queen of Sheba!


Gypsy: Just two weeks ago, he (Eddie) sent me ten bucks for Christmas. I bet that's a bit of news to certain somebody.
Ruby: He was tossin' ten-dollar bills to ALL the tramps at Christmas!
Gypsy: Did you get yours?


Ruby: You wouldn't be a bad looking dame, if it wasn't for your face.


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Third of five movie pairings of Clark Gable and Jean Harlow.
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