Theodora Goes Wild Overview:

Theodora Goes Wild (1936) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Richard Boleslawski and produced by Everett Riskin.

Academy Awards 1936 --- Ceremony Number 9 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressIrene DunneNominated
Best Film EditingOtto MeyerNominated
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Classic Films in Focus: THEODORA GOES WILD (1936)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jan 25, 2023 From Virtual Virago

The truly delightful Theodora Goes Wild (1936) is an underappreciated gem of the screwball genre, one that ought to be much better known today among fans of classic romantic comedy. Its stars, Irene Dunne and Melvyn Douglas, are A-listers performing at their comedic best in this outing, although dir... Read full article


Irene Dunne and Melvyn Douglas in "Theodora Goes Wild"

By Stephen Reginald on Apr 5, 2022 From Classic Movie Man

Irene Dunne and Melvyn Douglas in "Theodora Goes Wild" Theodora Goes Wild (1936) is an American screwball comedy directed by Richard Boleslawski and starring Irene Dunne and Melvyn Douglas. The supporting cast includes Thomas Mitchell, Spring Byington, Thurston Hall, and Robert Greig.Theodora L... Read full article


Theodora Goes Wild (1936): Irene Dunne The Comedienne

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 27, 2021 From 4 Star Films

The Lynfield Bugle, led by their fearless leader Jed Waterbury (Thomas Mitchell), keeps their nose to the proverbial grindstone printing the news as it happens in “The Biggest Little Town in Connecticut.” Their latest act of rebellion constitutes printing a spread from the latest lurid b... Read full article


Screening of "Theodora Goes Wild" at Daystar Center September 8

By Stephen Reginald on Aug 27, 2018 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of "Theodora Goes Wild" at Daystar Center September 8 Theodora Goes Wild (1936) Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street, Room 102 When: September 1, 2018 Time: 6:45 p.m Hosted by Stephen Reginald Imagine you’re a small-town girl from New England, raised by two maiden a... Read full article


THEODORA GOES WILD (1936):Unmoral and Unfit to Print!

By FlickChick on Apr 11, 2016 From A Person in the Dark

This is my entry in the Classic Movie Blog Association Words, Words, Words! Blogathon celebrating writers in film. Click HERE for more words about words! Who among us has not dreamed of writing a juicy best seller? Imagine the fame, the fortune, the fun! And, just because we are all quite respect... Read full article


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Quotes from

Ethel Stevenson: [On Miss Adams refusal to order a drink] It's no use, Michael. I've been working on Miss Adams half an hour. She won't let down of back hair. That's all there is to it.
Michael Grant: Well, I see, but the point is, has she got any back hair?


Theodora Lynn: I suddenly realized I was a writer of wide reputation and most of it bad.


Ethel Stevenson: It's all perfectly clear to me. That adorable young thing is an unholy terror on wheels. There's nothing in the world more deadly than innocence on the manhunt!


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Facts about

Marian Marsh was in a Hollywood Reporter cast list for this movie, but she did not appear.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onJune 13, 1938 with Irene Dunne reprising her film role.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 29, 1943 with Irene Dunne reprising her film role with often paired co-star Cary Grant.
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