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One Sunday Afternoon (1933)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 1 September 1933 (USA)
Middle-aged dentist Biff Grimes reminisces about his unrequited love for beautiful Virginia Brush and her husband Hugo, his ex-friend, who betrayed him.

Director:

Stephen Roberts

Writers:

James Hagan (from the play by), Grover Jones (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gary Cooper ... Biff Grimes
Fay Wray ... Virginia Brush
Frances Fuller ... Amy Lind
Roscoe Karns ... Snappy Downer
Neil Hamilton ... Hugo Barnstead
Jane Darwell ... Mrs. Lind
Clara Blandick ... Mrs. Brush (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Hugo and Biff were friends until they met Virginia. Biff could think of no one but Virginia, but she would never be happy with a big slow bully. So she married Hugo and Biff married Amy just because his Virginia got married. Amy loves Biff, but Biff constantly thinks of Virginia even after Hugo takes his job and has him put into prison for two years. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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He wondered for years...if he'd married the wrong girl...then fate told him astoundingly.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mulher Preferida See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Turner Library print)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

There were six television productions of the play: in 1949, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1957 and 1959. See more »

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Quotes

Virginia 'Virgie' Brush Barnstead: How'd you know my name's Virginia?
Dr. Lucius Griffith 'Biff' Grimes: That's for me to know and you to find out.
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Soundtracks

In the Good Old Summertime
(1902) (uncredited)
Music by George Evans
Lyrics by Ren Shields
Played during the opening credits and at the end
Sung a cappella by Roscoe Karns
Played as backround music at Avery Park and at the carousel
Played by the band at Schneider's picnic auction
Played and sung by a group in the park
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The actress Frances Fuller
15 February 2007 | by rbutler-12See all my reviews

I watched the movie, "One Sunday Afternoon," because of Gary Cooper. I was enchanted by the unknown actress, Frances Fuller. She was far different from the character that opened the movie. I first thought what has the Gary Cooper character gotten himself into. My favorite scene was the first date at the carnival. Gary Cooper and the tree was perfect. Boys do act like that on first dates. I know from experience. I wanted to know more about Frances Fuller. Why she was never a big star. I searched the internet for info about her career. Although I'm satisfied with the results, I'm still puzzled that she wasn't a bigger star. I'll try to see all her movies. Oh yes, Fay Wray. That's not the girl the big ape loved. Entirely different.


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