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Primrose Path (1940) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Gregory La Cava and produced by Gregory La Cava.

Academy Awards 1940 --- Ceremony Number 13 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressMarjorie RambeauNominated
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Primrose Path (1940, Gregory La Cava)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Feb 14, 2019 From The Stop Button

Primrose Path gets fun fast. Given the film opens with nine year-old Joan Carroll stealing a neighbor?s tamales (instead of buying them) for her and her grandmother, Queenie Vassar, it sort of needs to be fun. Vassar?s the maternal grandmother, not related to despondently alcoholic dad Miles Mander.... Read full article


Primrose Path (1940, Gregory La Cava)

on Feb 14, 2019 From The Stop Button

Primrose Path gets fun fast. Given the film opens with nine year-old Joan Carroll stealing a neighbor?s tamales (instead of buying them) for her and her grandmother, Queenie Vassar, it sort of needs to be fun. Vassar?s the maternal grandmother, not related to despondently alcoholic dad Miles Mander.... Read full article


Primrose Path (1940, Gregory La Cava)

on Feb 14, 2019 From The Stop Button

Primrose Path gets fun fast. Given the film opens with nine year-old Joan Carroll stealing a neighbor?s tamales (instead of buying them) for her and her grandmother, Queenie Vassar, it sort of needs to be fun. Vassar?s the maternal grandmother, not related to despondently alcoholic dad Miles Mander.... Read full article


Primrose Path (1940, Gregory La Cava)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Feb 14, 2019 From The Stop Button

Primrose Path gets fun fast. Given the film opens with nine year-old Joan Carroll stealing a neighbor?s tamales (instead of buying them) for her and her grandmother, Queenie Vassar, it sort of needs to be fun. Vassar?s the maternal grandmother, not related to despondently alcoholic dad Miles Mander.... Read full article


Primrose Path (1940)

By Cameron on Jul 9, 2014 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.doctormacro.com/Movie%20Summaries/P/Primrose%20Path%20(1940).htm ?Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. I’ve wanted?to watch this movie for a while–Ginger Rogers and Joel McCrea directed by Gregory La Cava? Yes, please! And after recently visiting an Astaire-Roge... Read full article


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Gramp: The world would be a lot better off if there was no people in it.


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The movie was banned in Detroit, and to placate censors the character played by Marjorie Rambeau, a prostitute, was killed.
Ginger Rogers dyed her hair brunette for the film, but kept it secret until the film was released. She also wore no makeup in the role.
'The Primrose Path' opened at the Biltmore Thater on January 4, 1939 and ran for 166 performances.
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