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The Bride Wore Red (1937) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Dorothy Arzner and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

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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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Count Rudi Armalia: Very superior waiter. Very superior man, probably. Pity no-one will ever know.

Contessa di Meina: What interesting knees you have, Admiral. Those are knees, aren't they?
Admiral Monti: They were.

Contessa di Meina: I can imagine nothing of less interest to the rest of us.

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Ferenc Molnár's play was unpublished and called "The Girl from Trieste."
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.
This was the film that got Joan Crawford labeled "box office poison" after a series of flops.
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Also directed by Dorothy Arzner

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Also produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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Also released in 1937

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