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The House on 56th Street (1933) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by Robert Florey .

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By Dawn on Jul 19, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The House on 56th Street(1933). Drama. Cast: Kay Francis and Margaret Lindsay. The film begins with Peggy Martin, who is living with Lindon Fiske, but.. she really is in love with another man, Monte Van Tyle. The couple marry against his family's wishes and move to 56th St., soon they have a baby g... Read full article


The House on 56th Street (1933)

By Angela on Nov 3, 2011 From Hollywood Revue

So many showgirls dream of meeting a wealthy man and giving up the stage to marry them.? But Peggy Stone (Kay Francis) is one of the few who actually sees that dream come true.? When we first meet her, she’s working as a showgirl and even though she is seeing Lyndon Fiske (John Halliday), she ... Read full article


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Eleanor Van Tyle Burgess: I never expected you to be my friend.
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: Perhaps one day you'll look back and see I as the best friend you ever had.


Bill Blaine: You know, Mrs. Stone, it's very seldom that ones finds a woman with a sense of gambling that you have. Have you played long?
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: Since I was a child. I used to play with my father and my grandfather.
Bill Blaine: I can believe that you play a man's game.
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: That;s one of the nicest comments you could pay me, Mr. Blaine
Bill Blaine: Not at all. The difference in our two stacks shows that it's more than just flattery.
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: Let's hope the new cards change your luck.


Bill Blaine: I like you.
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: Thanks.
Bill Blaine: Don't you think we'd get along much better if we teamed instead of working against each other?
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: Why not?
Bill Blaine: Then you want to proceed on a business basis only?
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: That's right.
Bill Blaine: You're a very attractive woman, and I'm only human.
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: I can keep my head.
Bill Blaine: Can you keep it for both of us?
Peggy Martin Van Tyle: Mmm-hmmm.
Bill Blaine: All right. Try it out and see how it works.
Bill Blaine: I'll chance it It's a gamble... like everything else in life.


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