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Penthouse (1933) was a Crime - Mystery Film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

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Penthouse (1933, W.S. Van Dyke)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jan 23, 2016 From The Stop Button

Penthouse is a lean mystery masquerading as a class melodrama. Most of that class melodrama stuff comes at the front–and is only really ever alluded to later–making the film front-heavy. Unfortunately, so much time goes towards the melodrama, the mystery suffers. Luckily, there’s a... Read full article


Penthouse (1933, W.S. Van Dyke)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jan 23, 2016 From The Stop Button

Penthouse is a lean mystery masquerading as a class melodrama. Most of that class melodrama stuff comes at the front–and is only really ever alluded to later–making the film front-heavy. Unfortunately, so much time goes towards the melodrama, the mystery suffers. Luckily, there’s a... Read full article


"Penthouse," or Loy Meets World

By David on Nov 20, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

I bow to no one in my admiration for, and possibly creepy love of, Myrna Loy. That little pug-nosed, round-faced, level-headed, wry-humored vixen was sexy, smart and sweetly funny -- the perfect screen wife. Who cares that in real life she was married four times -- this is why movies are awesome! L... Read full article


"Penthouse," or Loy Meets World

By David on Nov 20, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

I bow to no one in my admiration for, and possibly creepy love of, Myrna Loy. That little pug-nosed, round-faced, level-headed, wry-humored vixen was sexy, smart and sweetly funny -- the perfect screen wife. Who cares that in real life she was married four times -- this is why movies are awesome! L... Read full article


GlamAmor at A Current Affair December 3-4 at the Cooper Penthouse

on Nov 23, 2011 From GlamAmor

On December 3rd and 4th, GlamAmor will once again join over 30 boutique vintage retailers and private dealers from Los Angeles and beyond at A Current Affair. Check out photos from September's show and you'll see that this marketplace has something for everyone! Saturday, December 3rd 6 PM - 10 PM... Read full article


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Gertie Waxted: So you're the man who put a grand piano in a girl's vanity case.
Jackson 'Jack' Durant: Oh, is that news all over town?
Gertie Waxted: Don't worry. I heard you were all right. You didn't demand down payment.
Jackson 'Jack' Durant: Well, don't you count on that. If I give you anything, I'll demand payment.
Gertie Waxted: [Bats eyelashes] I hate to be in debt.


Jackson 'Jack' Durant: [while dancing] Music is certainly a wonderful thing. I meet you, and five minutes later you're in my arms.
Gertie Waxted: Do you have to have music?
Jackson 'Jack' Durant: I don't know. Do I?
Gertie Waxted: I refuse to answer on the grounds that it may incriminate and degrade me.


Jackson 'Jack' Durant: Oh,I've been stupid, very stupid.
Gertie Waxted: Of course. You're a man.


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Also directed by W.S. Van Dyke




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Also released in 1933




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