The Bride Wore Red (1937) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Dorothy Arzner and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
The Bride Wore Red (1937)By Franchot Tone Fan on Jul 30, 2016 From Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone
In celebration of Joan and In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood's Joan Crawford Blogathon, I am excited to write about my favorite Crawford-Tone film, The Bride Wore Red. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, the screenplay (written by Tess Slesinger and Bradbury Foote) is based on Moln?r's play The Brid... Read full article
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Admiral Monti: Anne Vivaldi, that's it! It's been on the tip of my tongue all night.
Contessa di Meina: How cozy.
Anni Pavlovitch: I want you to marry her, and I want my love to haunt you...to make you lie awake at night, to burn your heart, to make you sick with pain! I want you to think of me and to ache for me. I want never to see you again!
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This was the film that got Joan Crawford labeled "box office poison" after a series of flops.
Probably the real "star" of the film, and the source of its title, was the red beaded gown by Adrian, worn by Joan Crawford in the climactic ball scene. The dress was reused in fashion show sequences in The Big Store and, finally in color, in Du Barry Was a Lady.
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