Pre-Code Hollywood Collection

Overview

This Depression-era melodrama chronicles the travails of a wealthy family that is nearly destroyed by a wife's compulsive gambling. The trouble begins when the Long Island housewife loses 10-grand while gambling in a club. Trying hard to conceal this enormous loss from her hubby, she embezzles from a charity fund and tries to win back the fortune by playing the market. Unfortunately, it fails and she is forced to take money from a wealthy fellow who has just come back from Asia. When her husband finds out, he ...
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Overview

This Depression-era melodrama chronicles the travails of a wealthy family that is nearly destroyed by a wife's compulsive gambling. The trouble begins when the Long Island housewife loses 10-grand while gambling in a club. Trying hard to conceal this enormous loss from her hubby, she embezzles from a charity fund and tries to win back the fortune by playing the market. Unfortunately, it fails and she is forced to take money from a wealthy fellow who has just come back from Asia. When her husband finds out, he pays the money to the cad, but he wants the wife instead. When he insists, the wife shoots him dead. A trial ensues, and there, the devoted husband sacrifices himself by taking the rap until his wife bursts in and admits her wrongdoing.
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Special Features

Forbidden Film: The Production Code Era
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/7/2009
  • UPC: 025195051910
  • Rating:

  • Source: Universal Studios
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Mixed Media Set
  • Time: 7:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 18,092

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Cheat/Merrily We Go To Hell
1. Main Titles [1:30]
2. Welcome Home [4:25]
3. Feeling Lucky [3:48]
4. Open Invitation [2:17]
5. A Strange Man [5:24]
6. Financial Woes [3:20]
7. Milk Money [1:51]
8. Iou [5:18]
9. Hot Tip [1:33]
10. On a Hunch [1:47]
11. In Costume [1:49]
12. High-Priced Proposal [6:39]
13. Worth a Million [4:49]
14. Broken Promise [7:47]
15. Behind Bars [7:19]
16. The Truth Comes Out [5:41]
17. Beginning Again [1:26]
18. End Titles [:47]
1. Main Titles [1:41]
2. A Little Drunk [7:13]
3. A Little Late [8:32]
4. Cause For Celebration [1:51]
5. On a Binge [2:41]
6. The Value of Money [5:32]
7. Husband & Wife [8:16]
8. Getting Out [5:29]
9. Old Habits [2:10]
10. Opening Night [4:29]
11. On the Rocks [10:24]
12. Modern Marriage [2:45]
13. Single Lives [2:24]
14. Doctor's Orders [3:25]
15. Gone Packing [7:41]
16. Returned to Sender [2:00]
17. My Baby [5:56]
18. End Titles [:42]
Disc #2 -- Hot Saturday/Torch Singer
1. Main Titles [1:26]
2. How About a Date? [7:21]
3. Open Invitation [2:15]
4. Payday [5:52]
5. Have a Drink [3:06]
6. Private Stroll [6:43]
7. Willow Springs [2:13]
8. Taken for a Ride [3:50]
9. Long Night [6:57]
10. Old Acquaintance [3:54]
11. Spreading Rumors [3:44]
12. Family Disgrace [5:18]
13. Weathering the Storm [5:15]
14. Engaging News [2:14]
15. The In-Crowd [2:25]
16. Cutting In [7:09]
17. Lies to Truths [2:47]
18. End Titles [:42]
1. Main Titles [1:25]
2. Expectant Mothers [4:30]
3. Sticking Together [3:10]
4. Cry Baby [3:43]
5. On the Dole [3:01]
6. Up for Adoption [4:22]
7. At Liberty [7:10]
8. Aunt Jenny [6:05]
9. Bedtime Bargain [3:16]
10. Good Night Song [4:48]
11. Fan Letters [2:50]
12. Never Forgotten [5:43]
13. Look Who's Here [4:48]
14. Search for Baby [3:42]
15. Carry On [3:13]
16. Pull Yourself Together [5:20]
17. The Both of Us [3:51]
18. End Titles [:40]
Disc #3 -- Murder At The Vanities/Search For Beauty
1. Main Titles [1:46]
2. Forgotten Tickets [4:52]
3. Harmful Intentions [7:23]
4. Calling in Law Enforcement [5:21]
5. Attempt at Blackmail [7:24]
6. At Any Cost [6:50]
7. Corpse In the Rafters [4:39]
8. Pin Through the Heart [4:17]
9. Police Interrogation [8:20]
10. The Rhapsody [2:53]
11. Gunned Down [5:40]
12. Debt of Gratitude [5:09]
13. Don't Say a Word [3:43]
14. Shot in the Back [5:43]
15. Precautionary Measure [6:00]
16. How It Happened [3:07]
17. Confession of Guilt [5:36]
18. End Titles [:37]
1. Main Titles [1:31]
2. On the Level [3:30]
3. Athletic Champions [5:00]
4. Health and Exercise [6:23]
5. Quick Circulation [6:07]
6. The Perfect Youth [1:31]
7. Conflict of Interest [3:07]
8. Rotten Rag [4:54]
9. Half the Farm [6:18]
10. Health Acres [2:33]
11. Cheap and Tricky [4:13]
12. Contest Winners [5:30]
13. Symphony of Health [6:27]
14. Breaking the Rules [6:32]
15. Lights Out! [2:17]
16. Partners for Life [3:40]
17. Whistle Gaily [7:16]
18. End Titles [:36]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Cheat/Merrily We Go To Hell
   The Cheat
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      Scenes
      Bonus
         Forbidden Film: The Production Code Era
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         Subtitles:
            English SDH
            Español
            Français
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   Merrily We Go To Hell
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      Scenes
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Disc #2 -- Hot Saturday/Torch Singer
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   Torch Singer
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Disc #3 -- Murder At The Vanities/Search For Beauty
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            Español
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   Search For Beauty
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            Español
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