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Trouble for Two (1936)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 22 May 1936 (USA)
The Crown Prince is to marry the Princess Brenda of Irania, but the Princess declines the arranged marriage. Relieved, Florizel heads for London, with the Colonel, where he seeks adventure ... See full summary »

Director:

J. Walter Ruben

Writers:

Robert Louis Stevenson (story "The Suicide Club"), Manuel Seff (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Montgomery ... Florizel
Rosalind Russell ... Miss Vandeleur
Frank Morgan ... Colonel Geraldine
Reginald Owen ... President of Club
Louis Hayward ... Young Man with Cream Tarts
E.E. Clive ... King
Walter Kingsford ... Malthus
Ivan F. Simpson ... Collins (as Ivan Simpson)
Tom Moore ... Major O'Rook
Robert Greig ... Fat Man
Pedro de Cordoba ... Sergei
Leyland Hodgson ... Captain Rich (as Leland Hogdson)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Virginia Weidler ... Miss Vandeleur as a Child (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

The Crown Prince is to marry the Princess Brenda of Irania, but the Princess declines the arranged marriage. Relieved, Florizel heads for London, with the Colonel, where he seeks adventure and a good time. Talking with a stranger, he learns that there is a private club called the Suicide Club. Taking this to be a ruse or a trick, he joins in and sees a mysterious Lady that he has meet once before on his way to London. He will find that this club may not be a ruse and that the cold dark stare of this Lady might cost him dearly. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Suicide Club See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Both David Holt (as Florizel as a child) and Virginia Weidler (as Miss Vandeleur as a child) are listed in the cast in some contemporary reviews, but they did not appear in the viewed print. However, they do appear in the film's trailer. Their scenes were cut just before the official opening date as they are are credited in some of those reviews. See more »

Quotes

Prince Florizel: Do you always think best with your mouth full?
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Alternate Versions

According to the AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-1940, there was a version that included Virginia Weidler and David Holt playing the two lead characters as children at the start of the film, according to contemporary reviews. But that was not in this print nor in the cutting continuity submitted for copyright. See more »

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Version of The Suicide Club (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor 'Quasi una fantasia' (Moonlight), Adagio sostenuto
(uncredited)
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
[The piano piece played as Florizel and Gerry enter the Suicide Club for the first time]
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Intriguing drama of aristocrat recruited by a 'suicide club'
3 November 1999 | by denny-16See all my reviews

This is an intriguing version of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Suicide Club", with ever-urbane aristocrat being recruited by an apparent group of boring rich people, willing to kill themselves for sport ! All is not as it seems and after Montgomery encounters mysterious Russell, the stage is set for a surprising revelation and an exciting climax.


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