Director: Mark Sandrich Cast: Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Brian Aherne


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Claudette Colbert and Ray Milland, stars of the 1940 hit Arise, My Love, were immediately reteamed for Skylark. Adapted from the play by Samson Rafaelson, the film stars Colbert as the wife of a neglectful businessman Milland (her role had been played on Broadway by Gertrude Lawrence). Brian Aherne is a handsome bachelor who hopes to win Colbert away from her husband. At first enjoying her vacation from marriage, Colbert finds she can't keep up with Aherne's peripatetic lifestyle, and returns to Milland. Skylark's comic highlight is a slapstick sequence in which Colbert tries to prepare lunch in a yacht during a storm. The scene was shot in a single take, an accomplishment in which the actress took justifiable pride.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/28/2014
UPC: 0025192243172
Original Release: 1941
Source: Universal Mod
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 45,637

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Claudette Colbert Lydia Kenyon
Ray Milland Tony Kenyon
Brian Aherne Jim Blake
Binnie Barnes Myrtle Vantine
Walter Abel George Gore
Grant Mitchell Frederick Vantine
Mona Barrie Charlotte Gorell
Ernest Cossart Theodore
James Rennie Ned Franklin
Leonard Mudie Jewelry clerk
Warren Hymer Big man in subway car
Hobart Cavanaugh Small man in subway car
Edward Fielding Scholarly man in subway car
Leon Belasco Man with long hair
Irving Bacon Ferryman
May Boley Fat woman in subway car
Robert Dudley Pedestrian
Patricia Farr Waitress
Fritz Feld Maitre d'Hotel
James Flavin Subway guard
Maggie Hayes Receptionist
Armand Kaliz Jeweler
Francisco Maran Mr. Harrison
Ella Neal Usherette
William Newell Counterman
Frank Orth Subway cashier
Edward Peil Man behind Tony
Henry Roquemore Bartender
Virginia Sale Woman in subway car
Minerva Urecal Woman in subway car
Howard Mitchell Man in front of Tony
Keith Richards Counterman, 2nd hamburger stand

Technical Credits
Mark Sandrich Director,Producer
Roland Anderson Art Director
Hans Dreier Art Director
Mel Epstein Asst. Director
Charles B. Lang Cinematographer
Zion Myers Screenwriter
Allan Scott Screenwriter
LeRoy Stone Editor
Victor Young Score Composer

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