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Nothing Sacred (1937) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by William A. Wellman and produced by David O. Selznick.

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Carole Lombard and Fredric March star in “Nothing Sacred”

By Stephen Reginald on Aug 5, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

Carole Lombard and Fredric March star in “Nothing Sacred” Nothing Sacred (1937) is a screwball comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, produced by David O. Selznick, with a screenplay by Ben Hecht. Oscar Levant wrote the original music score. New York newspaper report Wally Coo... Read full article


Nothing Sacred (1937)

By Cameron on Apr 16, 2019 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/5725/Nothing-Sacred/# Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. An unscrupulous reporter takes advantage of a tragic story to sell papers and manipulate the world?sound familiar? This is a common tale, but it was seldom told with such comic, satirical flair a... Read full article


Nada ? Sagrado / Nothing Sacred (1937)

By L? on Sep 7, 2015 From Critica Retro

Nada ? Sagrado / Nothing Sacred (1937) Em 1927, William A. Wellman dirigiu “Asas”, famoso por ter sido o primeiro ganhador da hist?ria do Oscar de Melhor Filme. Dez anos depois, Wellman trabalhava para David O. Selznick, que tinha ambi??es multicoloridas naquele ano de 1937. Foi o... Read full article


Nothing Sacred: When Carole Lombard Was Pretending That She Was Pretending

By The Wonderful World of Cinema on May 14, 2015 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

I hadn’t written anything about Carole Lombard yet. The point is,as I am writing this, I haven’t seen many of her films . However, I’m discovering this actress with a great pleasure and enjoyed her acting in all those three films: To Be or Not to Be (my favourite, and I think it... Read full article


Nothing Sacred (1937)

on Feb 27, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

Nothing Sacred was ahead of its time, prophesying a world where tragedy and doom were glorified by audiences. You could say that, really, the film was touching on a problem that always existed, but you can’t deny it’s an appetite that’s gone global, beyond the small town Carole Lom... Read full article


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Quotes from

Wally Cook: You mean to say you stood there and let me beat a defenseless woman?
Oliver Stone: I did, Mr. Cook.
Wally Cook: Where's your sense of chivalry?
Oliver Stone: My chivalry? Aren't you just a trifle confused, Mr. Cook? You hit her!
Wally Cook: That's entirely different! I love her!


Dr. Enoch Downer: [Speaking to Wally Cook] You're a newspaperman. I can smell 'em. I've always been able to smell 'em. Excuse me while I open the window?


Dr. Enoch Downer: I'll tell you briefly what I think of newspaper men. The hand of God, reaching down into the mire, couldn't elevate one of them to the depths of degradation!


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Facts about

The role of Hazel Flagg was originally intended for Janet Gaynor after the huge success of A Star Is Born.
This was Carole Lombard's only Technicolor film.
After one fight scene with Fredric March, Carole Lombard had to take the following day off to recuperate from her scratches and bruises. To discourage March's attentions, she invited him to her dressing room one night; after preliminary fumbling, March discovered to his disgust that she was wearing a rubber dildo. He never bothered her again.
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